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Area and Perimeter in Real Life Day 1

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students need time to connect area and perimeter. This two day exploration sets the stage for our short unit.

Design A Space Using Area Models - Day 1 and Day 2

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Measurement

Big Idea:Students use area models to find the total area of a store, home, or other real world space.

Area and Perimeter in Real Life, Day 2

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students need time to work on how area and perimeter are connected. In our second day of this two day exploration students apply their learning.

How Much Paint Do We Need?

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:This lesson is a real world task that combines many skills the students have learned throughout the school year.

Making Sense of Area Formulas

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exploring Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:There are multiple strategies for calculating area and the formula represents the simplest most efficient method.

Sorting Out Perimeter

7th Grade Math

» Unit:

Exploring Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:The structure of the figure is what determines the formulas for area and perimeter.

Design Your Dream House

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Measurement and Data

Big Idea:Area and perimeter come alive when you design your own space

Area & The Distributive Property

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Measurement

Big Idea:Students develop spatial reasoning about large areas through composing and decomposing rectangles to determine area.

Building a Dog Kennel Day 3

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

Building a Dog Kennel Day 2

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

Creating a Summer Review Packet (Day 1)

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Review Activities

Big Idea:Students that can write their own story problems, and create math situations that require thought and perseverance to solve, are students that understand. This engaging activity reviews all of the third grade concepts and creates a review packet as well!

Using Area as an Architect (Stations Day 1)

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Area and Perimeter

Big Idea:In this multi-day activity, students make 3 different models of an orphanage floor plan using Google Drawing, Virtual Graphpaper, and a construction of rectilinear shapes, to calculate the area of each room using units square.

Building a Dog Kennel Days 4-6

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

Area Of Names

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Measurement

Big Idea:Creating names with block letters students calculate area of irregular shapes. This activity also make a real world application to the popular video game Minecraft.

Length x Width

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Measurement and Data

Big Idea:Breaking figures into smaller squares and rectangles allows me to multiply to find the area

3.MD.C.7a

Find the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths by tiling it, and show that the area is the same as would be found by multiplying the side lengths.

3.MD.C.7b

Multiply side lengths to find areas of rectangles with whole-number side lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems, and represent whole-number products as rectangular areas in mathematical reasoning.

3.MD.C.7c

Use tiling to show in a concrete case that the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths a and b + c is the sum of a × b and a × c. Use area models to represent the distributive property in mathematical reasoning.

3.MD.C.7d

Recognize area as additive. Find areas of rectilinear figures by decomposing them into non-overlapping rectangles and adding the areas of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.