Area of a Square Teacher Resources

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Calculating the Area of a Square

For Students 4th
In this geometry worksheet, 4th graders read how to find the area of a square. They apply the A=L x W formula to find the areas of 3 squares.
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Deriving a Formula for Finding the Area of a Square

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students evaluate the area of a square. In this square area lesson, students discover the formula for finding the area of a square. They work independently and in groups on activities that practice this skill. There is an evaluation, a...
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Comparing Perimeter to Area of a Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your class how calculate the perimeter and area of a square by creating graphs. They graph different polynomial functions using the Ti calculator.
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Area of a Square

For Students 6th
In this geometry worksheet, 6th graders find the area of four squares with given measurements. Students use metric units to calculate the area of each given square.
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Visualizing Plane Figures and Square Units

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Introduce learners to area and square units. They look at a bird's-eye view map of a school and answer questions about different buildings' areas. They draw squares and rectangles on a piece of graph paper and find the area of the...
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Squares of Numbers

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Test your third graders with a math review instructional activity, which features problems on square numbers and area. After finding the squares of increasingly large numbers (3-40), pupils solve for the areas of six squares. A great way...
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Explore Perimeter and Area - Practice 18.1

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this geometry practice learning exercise, students find the perimeter and area of 5 rectangles and list the answers in a chart on the page. They use grid paper to draw a square and a rectangle with the given unit measures. They...
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Circle-Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do the area and perimeters of circles and squares compare? A clever video illustrates the change in the area of a circle and square while their total perimeter stays the same. The task is for learners to predict the point where the...
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Calculate the Area of Shaded Squares

For Students 2nd - 3rd
How can you find the area of a shape? Two shapes are provided on this simple worksheet which asks learners to find the area of the shapes. It's not as hard as it looks! You just have to count the squares! Before telling your pupils this...
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Perimeter and Area of a Square

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students construct squares.  In this perimeter and area instructional activity, students construct squares to specified lengths.  They compute the area and perimeter of each square.  Students examine the pattern between the perimeter,...
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Area of the Missing Square

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the area of a square in a problem solving context.  In this geometry instructional activity, studetns are provided with a model , which if complete would form a square.  Students use Cabri Jr. to explore the area of...
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Measure Area by Counting Units - Guided Lesson

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Given measurement information on individual squares within a larger shape, scholars determine the total area of that square or rectangle. For one of these three problems they draw the shape knowing its total area and the measurements of...
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Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem

For Teachers 8th Standards
Young mathematicians join the ancient order of the Pythagoreans by completing an assessment task that asks them to find the area of tilted squares on dot paper. They then look at patterns in the squares to develop the Pythagorean Theorem.
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The Pythagorean Relationship

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Add up areas of squares to discover the pythagorean relationship. Small groups create right triangles with squares along each side. They calculate the areas of each square and notice the relationship. Groups construct other types of...
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Pythagorean Theorem

For Students 8th Standards
Investigate the meaning of the Pythagorean Theorem through modeling. After comparing the area of the square of each side, individuals cut triangles and squares to facilitate the comparison.
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Solving Area Problems Using Scale Drawings

For Teachers 7th Standards
Calculate the areas of scale drawings until a more efficient method emerges. Pupils find the relationship between the scale factor of a scale drawing and the scale of the areas. They determine the scale of the areas is the square of the...
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Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem Using Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Middle and high schoolers construct a triangle using Cabri Jr. They construct squares on each of the legs and hypotenuse of the triangle. Pupils show that the area of the squares on the leg equal the area of the square on the hypotenuse.
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Application of Completing the Square

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The class applies their existing knowledge of perfect square quadratics to complete the square in a problem-solving context using dinner napkins. TI-Nspire calculator and application required.
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Squaring the Triangle

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Teach budding mathematicians how to square a triangle with an interactive that shows a graphical proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils alter the lengths of the legs using sliders. Using the inputted lengths, the applet displays the...
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Triangle Area

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
While the lesson focuses on right triangles, this activity offers a great way to practice the area of all triangles through an interactive webpage. The activity begins with the class taking a square paper and cutting in in half; can they...
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Completing the Square

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine the area of a square with quadratics. Pupils use the interactive to visualize the process of completing the square. Scholars build a square area model to represent a quadratic expression then determine the amount that needs to...
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Finding Area

For Students 3rd Standards
Practice makes proficient! Here, 10 versions make up an area learning exercise in which mathematicians find the area rectangles and squares in centimeters.
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What Is Area?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What if I can no longer justify area by counting squares? Lead a class discussion to find the area of a rectangular region with irrational side lengths. The class continues on with the idea of lower approximations and upper...
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Constructing a square inscribed in a circle

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Here is an activity that focuses on the actual construction of the square inscribed in a circle. The lesson allows for the use of dot paper or graph paper with straight edges and protractors, or dynamic geometry software programs. After...

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