Instructional Video

Volume of an L-Shape Prism

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The formula works no matter the shape of the base. A short video shows how to find the volume of a prism when the base is a composite shape created by rectangles. Handouts provide the class members opportunities to practice the skill and make the connection to the volume of a prism formula.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Review that the area of any prism is the area of the base multiplied by the height
Classroom Considerations
  • Pupils should be comfortable calculating area of composite figures
  • Some problems require scholars to convert units
Pros
  • Contains an answer key for grading
  • Worksheets only focus on the content of the resource
Cons
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