Type:

Other

Description:

This activity gives students the chance to explore area and perimeter in a problem solving setting. Nine differently-sized squares need to be tiled into a rectangular frame of unknown proportions. Three prompts of solving strategies are provided. Ideas for implementation, extension and support are included along with a printable sheet of the problem.

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,Make use of structure,NSDL,Grade 4,Factors,Addition,Tilings and tessellations,Spatial sense,Quadrilaterals,Visual representation,Strategies,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Arithmetic,Square numbers,Perimeter,Connections,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Algebra,Grade 5,Area,Multiplication,Composition and decomposition of numbers,Analyze and persevere,Informal Education,Concept formation,Problem solving,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Reading in mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160950115T,Life Science,Elementary School,Reason quantitatively,Algebraic thinking,Chemistry,Operations,Mental calculation,Systems of measurement,Communication,Metric,Plane geometry,Engineering,Grade 3,Critique reasoning,Measurement,Deductive reasoning,Process skills,Education,Reasoning,Representation

Language:

English

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