In this fun music and text inspired lesson plan your students will love making their own shape pictures as they learn all about 2D shapes! It can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Fingerpaint and Fun with Shapes.
Refresh students on the relationship between decimals and fractions when they multiply to find the area! They will find the area of a location in a picture by converting mixed numbers to a decimals and then using the area equation.
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.
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.
Your ELs will love learning all about shapes in this fun hands-on lesson plan. Students will practice identifying shapes using everday objects. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson plan for the Super Shapes lesson plan.
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.
Geometry meets data in this fun lesson! Students will build a design using pattern blocks and then graph the number of each shape used. This scaffolded EL lesson can be used alone or alongside **Graphing Colored Counters.**