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Other

Description:

This activity introduces the concept of area and offers students a way to measure it informally, by counting objects in a wallpaper pattern. Students are asked to rank irregular cutouts in order from smallest to largest. The Teachers' Notes page includes suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension and support, and printable sheets.

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:

Grade 2,Grade 1,NSDL,Area,Critical thinking,Early Elementary,Spatial sense,Nonstandard shapes,Visual representation,Strategies,Number concepts,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,Number and operations,Mathematical language,Attend to precision,Informal Education,Whole numbers,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Comparison of numbers,Practice Standards,Education,Reason quantitatively,Estimation,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728161306335T,Communication,Mathematics,Elementary School,Problem solving,Measurement,Counting,Construct arguments,Reasoning,Representation

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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