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The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side
The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side
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The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side
Your students will become junior math detectives as they hunt down the missing side of a rectangle by applying the area formula for rectangles. The only clues they have are the rectangle's area and the measure of one side.
4th grade
Math
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Area Arrangements
Area Arrangements
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Area Arrangements
Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.
4th grade
Math
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Area Models and Multiplication
Area Models and Multiplication
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Area Models and Multiplication
Area models are building blocks to more complicated multiplication and division. Use this lesson to refresh students on the relationship between multiplication and area to prepare them to use the area models strategy with larger numbers.
5th grade
Math
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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
Help your students get creative as they apply multiplication skills to find the area of a community garden of their own design! In this lesson, students will practice finding the area of a rectangle within a real-world context.
3rd grade
Math
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Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
Lesson Plan
Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
Let your students decorate their own room with this lesson that has them use area to place furniture in a room.
4th grade
Math
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All About Area
All About Area
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All About Area
Use this vocabulary-focused lesson to teach your students about area. It can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for *Finding the Area of a Rectangle*.
3rd grade
Math
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What Is the Area of Your Classroom?
What Is the Area of Your Classroom?
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What Is the Area of Your Classroom?
Finding the area of a rectangle is a key measurement skill to know. In this lesson, your students will enjoy practicing this skill by determining the area of their classroom.
4th grade
Math
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Finding Area: What Information Do I Need?
Finding Area: What Information Do I Need?
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Finding Area: What Information Do I Need?
You need the length and the width to find the area of a rectangle or square, but what if one piece of information is missing? Use this lesson alongside *What's My Area?* or on its own.
3rd grade
Math
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Area Models and Mixed Numbers
Area Models and Mixed Numbers
Lesson Plan
Area Models and Mixed Numbers
Help students visually represent multiplication with mixed numbers and whole numbers. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson, or as support for the lesson Multiplication of Mixed Numbers with Area Models.
5th grade
Math
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Information Gaps and Finding the Area
Information Gaps and Finding the Area
Lesson Plan
Information Gaps and Finding the Area
Facilitate rich math conversations with this lesson on finding the missing information in problems related to the area of rectangles and squares. It may be taught by itself or used as support to the lesson Finding Area: Furnishing A Room.
4th grade
Math
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Area Strategies
Area Strategies
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Area Strategies
Allow your students to explore the pros and cons of different strategies used to find the area of rectangles. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden lesson.
3rd grade
Math
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Designing Situations with Area
Designing Situations with Area
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Designing Situations with Area
In this lesson, your students will think about situations that require them to calculate area. Use it as a standalone lesson or as support to the What Is the Area of Your Classroom? lesson.
4th grade
Math
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