Type:

Other

Description:

This activity reinforces the concepts of area and perimeter and their independent relationship. Students analyze and compose shapes made from unit squares that satisfy area and perimeter specifications. Ideas for implementation, extension and support are included along with printable sheets and shape cards.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Visualization,NSDL,Grade 4,Area,Critical thinking,Nonstandard shapes,Quadrilaterals,Express regularity,Strategies,Mathematics,Analyze and persevere,Perimeter,Connections,Visual representation,Mathematical language,Grade 5,Modeling,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160821234T,Area of polygons,Informal Education,Concept formation,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Reasoning,Reason quantitatively,Systems of measurement,Upper Elementary,Communication,Polygons,Plane geometry,Elementary School,Grade 3,Problem solving,Measurement,Process skills,Education,Nonstandard,Representation

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

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