City Farmers

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Firmly plant the concept of area into the classroom. A performance task dealing with area uses gardening as a context. The outline of a unit with activities keeps with the gardening theme and provides instructional support for teachers. Pupils work on a unit-long project as another way to demonstrate their knowledge of area.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Review geometric concepts with the class such as perimeter
Classroom Considerations
  • Unit outline suggests taking a field trip to an urban farm and creating indoor mini gardens
  • Learners should be familiar with multiplication
  • Provides instructional implications for different performance levels
  • Includes suggested essential questions
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