Students draw a grid across a rectangle and use it to measure length and width. They also use the grid to calculate the rectangle's area. They complete a worksheet.
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Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Trigonometry to Determine Area
What do you do when you don't think you have enough information? You look for another way to do the problem! Pupils combine what they know about finding the area of a triangle and trigonometry to determine triangle area when they don't...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Next Generation Spacecraft—Orion
What is the cross-sectional area of the Orion spacecraft? Groups work together to estimate the area of a cross section of the Orion spacecraft by first counting the number of grids a scale drawing covers. Pupils also employ a method...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Circumference and Areas of Circles
Middle and high schoolers listen to a scenario about a puppy and use the scenario to develop formulas in order to find the area of a circle. In this circumference lesson plan, pupils understand how to find the radius, diameter, area of a...
7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Search the Perimeter and Secure the Area
Begin this study on the relationship between area and perimeter with the hook activity featured at the bottom of the "What Shape is Your Land?" link, which offers a fun optical trick to engage high schoolers. Learners should have a basic...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed