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 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
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.
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
PLEASE NOTE: When you open this product after purchasing, there looks like overlapping of text. However, if you play through the animations, you will see that the text appears and disappears to help the students understand the process. Thanks you.
Students learn how to find the area of irregula
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
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
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 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 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
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 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 product targets three Common Core standards. The main lesson includes 12 problems. Students plot and connect points on the coordinate axes. Then students find the area of the shapes they create. The lesson has a nice progression from simple rectangles and triangles to irregular polygons tha
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Measurement & Data Interactive Notebook - 3rd Grade
Looking for an Interactive Notebook that will reinforce all of the 3rd grade Measurement & Data standards.... then this is just for you!!
The Measurement & Data Interactive Notebook contains 12 topics including:
This great math and literacy packet has 40 printables just for third grade - 20 math and 20 literacy. They can be used in so many ways! It is a St. Patrick's Day and spring themed packet, so it will be perfect for your March lessons!!
This will be perfect for your math centers, literacy centers, m
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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
This great math and literacy packet has 40 printables just for third grade - 20 math and 20 literacy. They can be used in so many ways! It is a Valentine's Day and Groundhog Day themed packet, so it will be perfect for your February lessons!!
This will be perfect for your math centers, literacy ce
Use these task cards for students who need to practice finding area.
Types of problems included:
- Finding the area of a rectangle in square units
- Finding the area of an irregular shape in square units
- Finding the area of a rectangle using given measurements
- Finding the area of an irregular s
Students find volumes and surface areas of right rectangular prisms and areas of irregular shapes. All irregular shapes can be broken down into rectangles and triangles. Once a pennant is complete, it can be hung along a string in your classroom to show the world that, "Hey, we know volume and area!
Students find areas of irregular shapes by counting unit squares in this collaborative activity that doubles as class decor. Once a pennant is complete, it can be hung along a string in your classroom to show the world that, "Hey, we know area!"
There are 2 sets of pennants (30 pennants each) in t
All aboard for learning about AREA with Grade 3 EnVisions Math 2.0 Version 2016 Topic 6 Power Point lessons! These Common Core aligned lessons allow you to integrate technology into your instruction and use the Common Core based EnVisions skills and terminology to help your students master the skill
Low prep! Get started tomorrow! Here are math selections from my most popular math and STEM units for GATE students.
Included in this collection are a baker’s half-dozen activities for real-world, high-interest hands-on math projects with ratio and scale. The activities often extend into art, sc
This is a great center game or small group resource. This card game can be played independently or in groups of two or three. Print, cut out, and hole punch the cards. Mark the correct answer by turning the card over and circling the correct hole. This way the students can use a pencil or pen to sti
13 lessons for area and perimeter, interactive notebook pages all Common Core aligned! These guides have changed my classroom! These lessons all correspond with enVision Math Unit 16. Teachers that don't use enVision will also enjoy these interactive sheets.
Use these sheets in your mini-lessons or
Complete Lesson Plans for the ninth unit of the TEKS Resource System! Even if your district does not use TRS, you will still be teaching Algebraic Reasoning- all operations-TEKS: 3.4A, 3.4G, 3.4K, 3.5A, 3.5B, 3.5E, 3.6D, 3.8A, and 3.8B
Unit 9 is Algebraic Reasoning- All Operations. These plans are
This is for my third graders to practice finding the area of irregularly shaped figures. There is a challenge on the back for them to figure out the area of figures that I hadn't yet taught. You could also just use the back as a part of everyday work!
Teach Area with this Digital Interactive Lesson Bundle.
Are you going Google? Interactive resources save paper and increase student engagement.
This paperless area bundle includes:
•Area mini-lesson - PPT
•Google Interactive Area Practice - 18 Slides
Students will practice fin
Finding the area of Irregular shapes consists of breaking down complex figures into shapes we can easily identify (and use formulas for), finding each area separately and, finally, adding or subtracting to get the desired outcome. Perimeter is the same; P = S1 + S2 + S3 +…+ Sn.
47 student assessment pages and 9 "I CAN" posters, binder divider pages and cover, student/teachers data trackers, table of contents, and answer keys for 3.MD.1 through 3.MD.8.
Great Resource - Just print and go. Below is a description of everything included in this pack.
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Maximize math time by reviewing and reinforcing the area of regular and irregular shapes(3.MD.7). These Grab-and-Go Sub Plans include:
***Quick review of finding area of rectangles.
***Practice with finding the missing length or width.
***Challenge worksheet for students to think and draw all the
This worksheets cover the major benchmarks related to area.
Estimating area, finding exact area, using the b x h formula, and finding the area of irregular shapes.
Each worksheet includes 2 review problems of previously taught skills.
Use these exit slips as a quick assessment of your daily lessons. Each exit ticket includes and I can statement and the opportunity for students to formatively assess themselves by choosing "I got this!", "I am still practicing", or "I need help." Each exit slip also includes a few problems for stud
Assess your students on their knowledge of area. Students need to find the area of irregular shapes and rectangles. They are asked to count squares and multiply length times width. They are also asked to find the missing side when given the area.
This AREA freebie helps support your students in MEASUREMENT in finding area of irregular shapes or combined rectangles. I created this to use with my students so that I could see their strategies in finding area. Here are some things to think about…
Do students divide the areas into rectangular ar
This worksheet gives students practice using the distributive property of multiplication while finding the area of irregular shapes. Students must have already learned how to find the area of a square or rectangle to complete this sheet.
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
This lesson utilizes leaves to practice finding the area of an irregular shape using previous knowledge of polygons. This lesson can be adapted for many levels of math by changing the requirements to suit individual classes/needs.
This lesson is perfect for a nice fall day! I usually would use t
Help students get the big picture of how to decompose complex shapes with these work mats! Simply print and go!
When working with area and perimeter it's important that students know how to break down a complex shape into squares, rectangles, right triangles to find the area. These mats also make i
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,
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