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This worksheet goes along with the Power Point presentation entitled Area of Irregular Shapes , that introduces the common core concept 3.MD.7.
It gives students practice with this difficult concept. You can use it as independent practice or guided practice. It could also be cut apart, laminate
This 19 page lesson is a great introduction to teach finding the area of irregular shapes by decomposing them into two or more regular shapes. Students will be actively engaged as they decide how to break apart the irregular shapes, color them to visualize the break, and solve the area. Encourage st
These worksheets allow students to practice and review the concept of area through worksheets involving irregular shapes and word problems.
Students 'break apart' the two shapes found in the entire irregular shape and add the two areas together.
CCSS Standard: 6.G.A.1
36 Task Cards to practice finding area of irregular shapes made up of triangles, rectangles, and trapezoids through decomposing figures using application problems & word problems.
Area anchor chart, blank cards to add your own problems, student
work space and answer key
Engage students by incorporating some simple technology.
The following activity allows you to place questions in a math center (or throughout the room/school for a scavenger hunt; or simply print as a worksheet) to practice area of irregular shape skills. Students use a free scanning app (there are
Teach area of irregular shapes through this two lesson power point consisting of figures where partial values of the sides are given. Students must look at the figures to determine the area and (with part two) the perimeter of the objects. The objects consist of multiple rectangles put together.
This is an Interactive Lesson on Finding Area- Including irregular shapes for use with Google Classroom or electronic formats. It includes examples and steps for finding area of simple and irregular shapes. Just use the link provided to create a paperless assignment for your students! This provides
This purchase contains 20 pairs of irregular shapes which matches their corresponding areas. This sorting activity is perfect for small group instruction or as a center activity. Simply print, cut, and laminate! Picture-perfect for math workshop!!
This hidden picture game is a self-checking tool great for guided practice on finding area of irregular shapes. It can be used as a whole class activity or in small groups by sharing the file through email attachments, on Google Drive, or on your website.
Students choose a shape and find the total
This powerpoint takes irregular shapes and breaks them into rectangles, triangles, trapezoids and circles. It shows the areas 2 different ways for each shape and has a final slide where the students will calculate the area. Powerpoint created by A. Nicastro
Determine area and perimeter of odd shaped polygons through this Promethean board flip chart that provides two lessons consisting of figures where partial values of the sides are given. Students must look at the figures to determine the area and (with part two) the perimeter of the objects. The obje
This fifteen slide flip chart takes students through a variety of problems for solving area. It begins with solving the area for figures that have multiple rectangles put together. First, a page is present to model with students and then four problems to be answered with clickers. After a likert cha
This is a worksheet containing 16 practice questions to help students understand how to find the area of an irregular shape.
There is also a second worksheet, with 40 questions spread out over 2 two pages. These 40 questions include the 16 listed in color. They are also included, in case any of you
This smart board lesson can be used to teach students to find the area of irregular shapes using 4 steps. It breaks it down by each step and facilitates learning through collaboration. There are also multiple opportunities for student feedback so teachers can see what students are and are not comp
Use these 6 irregular shapes to practice finding the total area. This could also be used in stations or as a scaffolding activity. This activity includes
*2 irregular shapes with all measures given
*2 irregular shapes with all but one measure given
*2 irregular shapes with 2 missing measures
This product is an excellent tool to use when teaching your students how to find the area of irregular shapes (shapes made up of squares, rectangles, and/or triangles). This is an explicit step-by-step process chart that also includes an example for each step. Finding area of irregular shapes can be
This fifteen slide flip chart takes students through a variety of problems for solving area. It begins with solving the area for figures that have multiple rectangles put together. First, a page is present to model with students and then four problems to be answered. After a likert chart, students s
In this product you have 12 task cards of irregular shapes on dot grids.
There are 8 blank dot grids for you or your students to create your own.
There are 2 versions of a sheet record sheet and one answer sheet included. =)
This item is a quiz/test that can be given to students to assess their knowledge and understanding of how to find the areas of irregular shapes. They must know how to find areas by counting units (including putting partial units together), measuring lengths of sides, dividing shapes into parts, and
This problem -- about Princess Pufferfish's castle -- explores area of irregular shapes using a grid. Students break the larger shape apart into familiar rectangles, parallelograms and triangles. The formulas are also given at the top for students that are generalizing to these. This fits in well w
Great single sided worksheet on coordinate geometry area, where students find the area of various irregular shapes that are plotted on a graph. I saw these types of problems on state standardized tests and created this worksheet. Please, check out my other worksheets.
This is a 24 card game of I have who has. Students look at rectangles and learn to count the squares in order to find the area. Several things make my games unique. One is that I have an answer page that shows all 24 cards on it that one person holds so that if the game gets stuck that person can he
Teaching area with irregular shapes is always tricky but using these task cards in my classroom have been a huge help! I laminate these task cards and have my students use Expo Markers to write on them when breaking apart the shapes.
*I have included two sets and a recording sheet for Scoot. One s
This is a worksheet containing 40 practice questions to help students understand how to find the area of an irregular shape. Answer key is included.
This is very useful for teachers with Smartboards, for students with access to computers and for students with writing problems.
You simply double c
All students can learn about measuring area through text written at four different reading levels. Symbols on the pages represent reading-level ranges to help differentiate instruction. Provided comprehension questions complement the text. Engage and motivate students with this high-interest, levele
I have included two worksheets that my students used to find the area of irregular shapes. It is set up so that students can break the shapes into squares, rectangles or triangles. This should be used after students have learned the area equations for those shapes. It is also a good review for de
This is a lesson that I designed to help put a little humor into finding area of irregular shapes (non-rectangular shapes). The lesson tells a little funny story that leads into finding area of irregular shapes.
Students are asks to split the irregular shape into two. Then there are two boxes to find the area in the two new shapes.
Then they are asked to use the distributive property to show the math equation for the entire shape.
This huge bundle includes tools for interactive notebooks and 10 of my math interactive notebook files! Each notebook includes a plethora of activities that are perfect for differentiating.
All notebooks include directions and pictures of the completed pages. Over 300 pages included! Individually,
Interactive notebooks are a great tool for practicing new skills and assessing mastered skills! They are a collection of notes and hands-on activities all bundled into one notebook. They can be done whole-group, as a math center or in guided math groups. They can even be used as a performance based
Looking for Google Classroom Ideas for Elementary? Imagine using your time to plan effective lessons instead of grading countless student papers! Using Google Classroom is the perfect solution! With this file you will be able to share assignments with your class through your Google Classroom with
These task cards give students the chance to practice finding the area of irregular shaped figures by decomposing large figures into smaller rectangles and squares.
This set contains student directions,16 task cards, and a student answer sheet.
An answer key is also provided with detailed answ
This 20 page product is a multi-level multiplication project for grades 3-5.
Geared to 4.NBT.5, students solve word problems and create menus, advertisements and floor plans to make their very own restaurant.
Three levels of difficulty are included so differentiation and multiple grade level us
Measurement and Data - Third Grade
PRINT & GO! Area by Tiling; Area of Odd Shapes
Use as homework, morning work, mini-assessments, and in-class work. These pages aren't crammed with fancy fonts and clipart - they are designed with the third grader in mind!
3.MD.7 – Area by Tiling; Area of Od
Includes 40 surface area task cards in color and in black and white.
The set includes the following:
pg. 1: cover page
pg. 2-9: 32 different surface area task cards
pg. 10: miniature copy of cover and answer sheet for easier storage
pg. 11-12: full size answer sheet and key
pg. 13-21: the same
A set of 20 task cards for helping students find Area and Perimeter of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Complex Shapes (also a few polygons as well..perimeter only). Students will need to apply their knowledge of how to find area of shapes as well as decomposing complex shapes (my students called them
I often find myself looking for simple, printer friendly pages for my third graders to use to practice specific standards. I designed these as my go-to pages for homework, quick checks, and in-class practice - I am hoping other third grade teachers will find these just as useful as I have!
Students find volumes and surface areas of right rectangular prisms and areas of irregular shapes in this activity that doubles as classroom decor. All of the irregular shapes can be broken down into rectangles and triangles. Once a pennant is complete, it can be hung along a string in your classroo
I created these cards for my students to practice finding the area and perimeter of irregular/complex shapes.
There are 16 task cards included in this set to give students repeated practice with this skill.
Here is a teacher resource packet (10 pages including the answer key) on finding areas of irregular shapes (such as L-shaped and U-shaped figures) using rectangles (no triangles). Packet includes 5 student practice worksheets with answer key. Step-by-step explanations and examples of strategies for
Area of Irregular Shapes (includes triangles)....Worksheets that double as assessments! This Area of Irregular Shapes worksheet set is 14 pages long, and is Common Core-aligned to help you meet the new Standards for Mathematics. My third graders (inner-city, low socioeconomic background, English Lan
Great area activities to teach area to 3rd graders. This is aligned with my Common Core Area assessment for 3rd grade. Students find area using square units, learn how to multiply length and width to find area, create shapes to match the given area, find the area of irregular shapes and use the dist
Area & Perimeter with Irregular Shapes for the SMART Board
In this Common Core Area & Perimeter with Irregular Shapes interactive SMART Board lesson, students will practice calculating the perimeter and area of irregular objects. Aligned to the Common Core for Grades 3-5, this lesson is in
Are you looking for a way to make teaching area and perimeter more engaging? This product allows students to use their creativity while still learning the essential skills. Students are asked to design their own playground using both regular and irregular shapes. They will then have to find the a
This is a 13 slide Instructional PowerPoint geared toward instructing students on how to find the area and perimeter of Irregular shapes. The slide show includes some practice problems at the end. Students will learn how to find missing side measurements as well as to divide the shape into separate
PLEASE be sure to download the preview to see all of the goodies included in this packet.
This bundle contains over 200 printables - January, February, March, April, and May. All are for third grade and get progressively more difficult with each month. Each month contains at least twenty literacy