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A Hundred by Any Other Name - Enrichment 18.1

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Here is a very visual assignment to give when learning about calculating percentages. Scholars are shown how to use a 100 grid in which each square represents a value. They shade in blank grids and use proportions to help calculate...
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Area and Perimeter Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Read this article before you begin teaching geometry! It gives teachers some insight into the world of teaching geometry to young learners, and four area and perimeter lessons are attached. 
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Ant Farm Areas

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Practice counting square units and learn about ants at the same time. Once you count the number of square units in each ant colony, use the legend to figure out what color each colony should be.
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Areas of Rectangles and Squares

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Each of these rectangles and squares has the length and width given with units. Can scholars solve for the area? Designed for beginners to this skill, all of these are whole-number single-digit measurements. There is a detailed example...
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Area of Rectangles in Word Problems - Matching Worksheet

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Using just the measurements of ten rectangles, scholars match them to their calculated areas. Each of these is measured in feet, so the areas are labeled with square feet. The lengths and widths here are double and triple-digit whole...
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Recognize Area Word Problems - Matching Worksheet

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Don't let the title fool you on this one; there aren't any word problems here. Scholars examine five rectangles that have been partitioned into rows and columns, determining the area based on these equal square units. Units aren't...
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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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Measure Area by Counting Units - Step-by-Step Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is the area? Because there is only one problem here with a detailed explanation below, consider projecting this as an all-class warm up. Learners examine a rectangle split into 12 squares. They know that each unit is three...
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Do Now - Area

For Students 4th - 8th
Upper graders and middle schoolers find the area of nine polygons. They find the area of triangles, parallelograms, and irregular polygons given a sketch of each figure on grid paper.
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Area - Reteach 17.1

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
How many square units are in each shape? Young learners find the area of two figures using one-inch squares. They make an estimation before actually measuring. This assignment covers all of the discreet skills within...
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Arguing over Area

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
With the help of the Area Officers and Perimeter Patrol, you learners will develop a better understanding of area and its relationship to perimeter. First, they view a video clip from Cyberchase, and then they visit a website to test...
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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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Finding the Area

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
For each of these eight rectangles, scholars write out the multiplication sentence to find the area given the side measurements. They use an example for reference and must remember to include square feet in their answer. All measurements...
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Area of Right-Angled Triangles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
There's a trick to solving the area of a triangle, and it involves a skill your geometers have already mastered. Help them discover the connection between finding a rectangle's area and finding a right triangle's area as they solve for...
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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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Perimeter and Area

For Students 3rd - 4th
Dawn, a fictitious student, drew a long rectangle shape in her math journal, and now your class will explore it! They find the measurements of each side, total the perimeter, and find the area. Consider using this as inspiration: have...
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Unit of Measures used in Measuring the Area of a Triangle/Parallelogram

For Teachers 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...
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An Uncomfortable Situation

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
If shapes have the same area, do they always have the same perimeter? Learners explore the relationship between the area of square units and their perimeters in a hands-on activity. Observations are recorded, and they begin to recognize...
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Perimeter and Area of Irregular Shapes

For Students 6th - 12th
In this perimeter and area of irregular shapes worksheet, students use unconventional methods such as using string, dot points, percentages, and more to find the perimeter and area of irregular shapes. Students complete 14 problems total.
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Cover the Area of a Shape Using Square Units

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
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...
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Simple Area of a Rectangle

For Students 3rd - 4th
Given the measurements of three rectangular rooms, scholars determine the area of each. They are given units, so remind them to use square units in their answers. No side measurements exceed 20. Can your scholars measure the classroom...
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Measure Area by Counting

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
If each square has sides measuring two centimeters, what is the area of this shape? Learners find area in five shapes segmented into squares with given sides. Encourage them to use square units in their answers. Next, they do the...
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Volume of Other Solids - English Learners 21.6

For Students 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers solve four multiple choice problems where they choose the correct unit of measurement from three choices. They solve two problems where they are given the dimensions of a geometric shape and a...
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ExplorA-Pond: 4th Grade Perimeter Estimation

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Your geometers are used to finding the perimeter of a square or rectangle, so give them something different this time! With this activity, small groups will receive a picture of a shoreline and calculate the perimeter. The website listed...