Mapping the Bone Field: An Area and Scale Exercise
Here is an excellent cross-curricular lesson. Learners relate multiplication to area by making a grid on graph paper, and then creating the same grid in real space outside in the school yard.
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Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes
Evaluate young mathematicians' understanding of area and perimeter with this series of three assessment tasks. Challenging students to not only calculate the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, but to explain in writing their...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math activity. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and perimeter as...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable