Area Teacher Resources
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Cover the Area of a Shape Using Square Units
3 mins 2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed
This is the first of a series of four lessons designed to examine and understand the concept of area. A review of area starts the lesson, along with a discussion of different attributes that can describe a rectangle. The term square unit...
Teach Surface Area and Volume in the Most Engaging Way!
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Build a Zarcon-proof home as a math activity that will provide tremendous advantages for engagement, for differentiation, and for mastery of concepts. This activity focuses specifically on surface area and volume using mathematical...
Measurement: Finding Areas of Rectangles
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Gardening geometers construct the formula for the area of a rectangle by viewing a video revolving around two young people, their lawn mowing business, and their need to charge by the square meter. A relevant real-life application lesson!
Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of geometric...
The Circumference of a Circle and the Area of the Region it Encloses
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Bring your math class around with this task. Learners simply identify parts of a given circle, compute its radius, and estimate the circumference and area. It is a strong scaffolding exercise in preparation for applying the formulas for...
Unit of Measures used in Measuring the Area of a Triangle/Parallelogram
3rd - 5th
Third, fourth, and fifth graders explore area measurement. First, they define and identify parallelograms. They then construct parallelograms on a geoboard and determine the area by covering it with paper square centimeters. They also...
Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-lesson series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math instructional activity. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and...
A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...