Shady Shapes: An Area Activity
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by Caitlin Hardeman
Use this fun exercise with your students to practice finding the area of shapes by counting and coloring unit squares. Your class will enjoy making the shapes different colors while learning how to use square units!
Start Lesson Guided Lesson: Multiplication 1
Guided Lessons are a sequence of interactive digital games, worksheets, and other activities that guide learners through different concepts and skills. They keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
Guided Lessons are digital games and exercises that keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
Third grade is the year of multiplication. Though it was most likely introduced to kids in second grade, third grade is when kids are tasked with mastering their times tables and developing a stronger understanding of this key operation. This guided lesson in understanding multiplication can help give third graders a leg up. For even more practice, consider downloading the recommended multiplication worksheets that accompany the lesson.
Third grade is the year of multiplication.
This lesson includes printable activities: Download All (5)
Game: Skip Counting at the Zoo
Exercise: One-Digit Multiplication and Equal Groups
Exercise: Multiplication and Repeated Addition
Exercise: One-Digit Multiplication with Skip-Counting
Game: Candy Shop Arrays
Exercise: One-Digit Multiplication and Arrays
Exercise: One-Digit Multiplication and the Commutative Property
Exercise: One-Digit Multiplication Using a Number Line
Game: Pool Creation: Area Models
Exercise: One-Digit Multiplication with Area Models
Exercise: Relating Area to Addition and Multiplication
Exercise: Multiply by 1
Exercise: Multiply by 2
Exercise: Multiply by 10
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