Type:

Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Lesson Plan, Unit

Description:

This unit focuses on the use of common fractions and improper fractions. It allows students to further their understanding of adding and multiplying fractions as it relates to geometry. This unit allows students to develop their understanding of geometric figures as they explore area and perimeter in the real world.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Keywords:

Fractions

Language:

English

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License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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None
Update Standards?

MA.5.M5M1.a: Mathematics

Estimate the area of geometric plane figures.

MA.5.M5M1.b: Mathematics

Derive the formula for the area of a parallelogram.

MA.5.M5M1.c: Mathematics

Derive the formula for the area of a triangle.

MA.5.M5M1.d: Mathematics

Find the areas of triangles and parallelograms using formulae.

MA.5.M5M1.e: Mathematics

Estimate the area of a circle through partitioning and tiling.

MA.5.M5M1.f: Mathematics

Find the area of a polygon (regular and irregular) by dividing it into squares, rectangles, and/or triangles and find the sum of the areas of those shapes.

MA.5.M5M1.g: Mathematics

Derive the formula for the area of a circle.

MA.5.M5M1.h: Mathematics

Find the area of a circle using the formula and pi almost equal to 3.14.

MA.5.M5M2.a: Mathematics

Derive the formula for the circumference of a circle.

MA.5.M5M2.b: Mathematics

Find the circumference of a circle using the formula and pi almost equal to 3.14.

MA.5.M5G1: Mathematics

Students will understand congruence of geometric figures and the correspondence of their vertices, sides, and angles.

MA.5.M5G2: Mathematics

Students will understand the relationship of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is pi (pi almost equal to 3.14).
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
2
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2011-11-01.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This lesson sets up an elaborate scheme to have students calculate areas of geometric figures. The exercise is not an integral whole but fragmented. All the individual exercises are worthwhile, though.

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