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Name That Area

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Kids love drawing their name. With this lesson, each learner draws their name in block letters. Then, they have to compute the area of their name! Before measuring the area, have them make an educated guess. 
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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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Is That Measurement Stuff For Real, Life?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders engage in a series of activities which show them the importance of using different types of measurement strategies. One of the primary goals of the lesson is to show learners that measurement is helpful in many...
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Area - Problem Solving 18.3

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Six rectangles representing gardens are lined up across the top of this handout. Learners help Mr. Aldo, Lori, Monica, Kip, and Mr. Torez answer questions about their gardens by computing area, perimeter, or cost to cover a garden with...
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Determining Area with Square Units

For Students 3rd Standards
Third graders measure area by counting unit squares inside a rectangle.
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The Circumference of a Circle and the Area of the Region it Encloses

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bring your math class around with this task. Learners simply identify parts of a given circle, compute its radius, and estimate the circumference and area. It is a strong scaffolding exercise in preparation for applying the formulas for...
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3-D Measurement Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Go beyond flakes and bran and provide this fun and tasty activity that lets learners design and create their own cereal box. It's all about the box when your middle schoolers provide directions and a solution on how to calculate the...
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Outlining Area

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore measuring various objects using square centimeters. Learners create various shapes using five centimeter cubes, calculate the area in square centimeters of different classroom objects, and discover who has the largest mouth,...
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Surface Area

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Surface area is the sum of the parts. Given the measurements of different prisms, pupils determine their surface areas. Individuals find the area of each surface and figure out the surface area by finding the sum. The video, part of a...
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Volume and Surface Area of a Cylinder

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
The measurements are all in the can. The review for the math portion of the General Certificate of Secondary Education assessments provides scholars the opportunity to review finding volume and surface area of a cylinder. Pupils work on...
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Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-lesson series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles, and other...
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Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Evaluate young mathematicians' understanding of area and perimeter with this series of three assessment tasks. Challenging students to not only calculate the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, but to explain in writing their...
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Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math instructional activity. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and...
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Direct and Indirect Measurement of Area

For Students 7th
In this measurement of area worksheet, 7th graders identify and complete 5 different problems that including determining the measurement of an area in a shamrock figure. First, they determine the area of the shamrock illustrated by...
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Measuring Area: Sensible Flats

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here's how to calculate the areas of polygonal figures. In this measuring area lesson, upper graders use hash marks to create and count square units. They also problem solve a cyberchase activity watching Quicktime videos.
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Ratios for Area and Volume

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In this ratios for area and volume worksheet, students solve problems where they find the ratios for problems of shapes dealing with area and volume. Students complete 4 problems.
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Measurement (Lengths)

For Teachers 2nd
Kids list the different materials that can be used in measuring the lengths of objects (standard and nonstandard units of measurement). They directly compare the lengths of given objects and recognize the various units of measurements....
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Perimeter and Area

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice perimeter and area with 31 pages of math worksheets and activities. Perfect for reinforcing the concepts of measurement and geometric shapes, the series of assignments cover basic and increasingly challenging problems.
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Garden Grade 6 Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in applying their knowledge of area and perimeter with a fun geometry lesson plan. Through a series of problem solving exercises, children use their math knowledge to design different-sized garden plots that...
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Area

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Area is a two-dimensional measurement for a two-dimensional figure. The introduction of area expands on the idea of the one-dimensional measurement of length, but instead of staying one-dimensional, it goes in two directions. The video...
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Area and Perimeter Floor Plan

For Teachers 6th
Using Google SketchUp, learners draw a model of their bedroom. They begin by measuring the dimensions of their bedroom, inputting this information into the software program, and calculating perimeter and area. This is an interesting and...
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Triangle?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher explains how the formula for a triangle was determined. It is related to a parallelogram. What? The formula for the area of a triangle is derived from the area of a parallelogram? Seeing is believing, so watch this video to...
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Areas and Perimeters

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Cover some serious area in your geometry curriculum with this collection of worksheets. After first introducing the concept of area using the tiling method, this resource continues on to teach learners how to use the area and perimeter...
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Areas and Volumes - 2D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Unfortunately for young mathematicians, the world isn't made entirely of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids. After first learning the area formulas for these common shapes, young scholars apply this new knowledge to determine the...

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