Brochures/foldables are a great way to introduce or review a math concept! Students will want to tape (not glue) the brochure in their interactive notebook as there are examples on every page! Guided notes discuss how to find surface area. Answer Key included
• Identifying key
Engage student with this hands-on activity. You will need glue or clear tape to connect the surfaces together.
Each surface of the triangular prism contains square centimeters printed on them allowing further exploration of surface area. Students may count the square units to estimate the surface
Use the square centimeters printed on each surface of the cylinder's net to find the surface area of the cylinder. Cut-out the net and fold it into its 3-dimensional shape.
This activity falls under the common core state standards domain 8.g.
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Are you looking for an engaging, hands-on, holiday-themed math, arts-infusion project aligned to the Common Core Math standard 6.G.A.4? If so, you have found the perfect resource: The Paper Gingerbread House Project! This project is aligned to the Common Core Math standard
This pack includes 2 sets of task cards include Recognizing/Identifying 3-d shapes with nets and finding Surface Area with nets. Each set includes 24 cards with answer sheets.
Aligned to Common Core.
You can also buy each set separately. Enjoy!
No prep! This is a fun Connect Four type game to give students practice the nets of figures and using nets to find surface area of figures. Aligned to 6.G.4, but great for 7th and 8th grade review, too. Answer key included.
This product is included in:
The Sixth Grade Geometry Partner Game Bundle!-
Help students understand the relationship between nets and 3D figures while also learning area and surface area. Students color code their net and the 3D figure to make connections between the two figures. This includes a two day task list for students, a note sheet and an example of what the final
This lesson will help you teach your students to recognize the net of a 3-dimensional shape, as well finding the surface area using that net!
Print out and laminate card slides. Print enough so that students can work in groups of 4-5.
Print one Key to use later.
Cut out (or have a volunteer cut
This Nets and Surface Area pack covers nets of cubes, cuboids, prisms and pyramids. It has within it six activities, three pack related research projects and a keyword foldable for your students to develop.
This pack also contains six student reviews on:
★ Nets of Cubes and Cuboids
★ Surface Area
In this lesson, learners will be able to: identify nets of 3 dimensional shapes; calculate surface area of cubes and cuboids through their nets; calculate surface areaof prisms and pyramids
Lesson can be used as whole class teaching by teachers and at home by learners.
Lots of drag and drop activit
No prep. No paper. No materials. Totally Digital.
Great for 1:1, BYOD, or math computer centers. Google Drive, Google Classroom, and Microsoft One Drive.
This is an interactive, digital activity that can be used as homework, classroom practice, or as an assessment. Students interact by moving and
COMMON CORE ALIGNED - "I DO, WE DO, YOU DO" MODEL!
The following product was originally used as modified guided notes for students with disabilities. You can continue to use it as modified guided notes. It is extremely useful if you use highlighters to identify important information with students.
Middle school level notes on 3D figures (right rectangular prism, cube, right triangular prism, regular triangular pyramid, and square pyramid), their nets (2D representations), and each figure's formulas for surface area. Includes a construction activity for each figure and a sheet for recording me
Have your students work collaboratively on this higher thinking project. Each group will need to create a 10 question math quiz (and answer key) on 3d shapes/nets/surface area. Then, groups will trade papers and complete a different group's quiz. After completing, the original group will grade the q
Surface Area, Volume and Area Bundle- Engaging activities to reach all learners. CCS: 6.G.1, 6.G.4
This product includes 4 top rated geometry products. I have used all of these products in my own classroom, and the students have been engaged and interested! Please note that they can be purchased
In this hands-on activity, students create 3-dimensional models using nets. Students are required to identify the type of prism (cube, rectangular, triangular) and find the surface area of the prism using the net. There are 8 nets included in this activity (3 cubes, 3 rectangular prisms, and 2 tri
Surface Area of Prisms and Pyramids Interactive Notebook Pages, Nets and Guided Notes, CCS:6.G.4
Included in this product:
Three Dimensional Figures Guided Notes (1 and 2 per page)
Venn Diagram Foldable (Compare and Contrast Volume and Surface Area)
Nets Exit Slip (2 per page)
8 Shutter Prisms and
This unit is sure to ENGAGE your junior students and teach a ton of 2D and 3D measurement Concepts such as:
* Selecting appropriate Units of Measurement (metric system)
* Measuring perimeter (regular, irregular, missing sides)
* Measuring area (square, rectangle, parallelogram, triangles)
The best way for your students to learn about surface area is for them to experience it hands-on.
This bundle starts out with a few simple pages of foldable nets. Students need experience folding in order to visualize the concept of surface area! I purposely don't include tabs used for gluing t
Nothing like a good criminal investigation to liven up geometry! In this project, students will work in teams to investigate the culprit of six fictional thefts. The criminal has left six messages, layered with geometry practice. Teams will work to build a case and present their findings to the cour
This download contains a set of 20 colored and 20 black and white task cards to support CCSS 6.G.4. The questions cover basic practice of surface area and using nets, applying decimal calculations, and real life math questions that promote rigor. These can be used on a math wall, in small groups,
A colorful or black and white set of 20 task cards. They have students identifying nets, turning 3D figures into nets, solving for surface area given a picture, dimensions, and in a word problem.
The task cards are great for cooperative learning, group work, assessment, sample problems, extra pr
This classroom tested math activity combines plotting points on a coordinate grid (using all four quadrants) with nets of solid figures, surface area, and volume.
Students are given a set of plot points in which they will connect the dots on a coordinate grid. The result will be a picture of the n
This set of 20 task cards covers identifying nets with their figure, solving surface area of a cube, and surface area of a rectangular prism. These task cards are aligned with common core standard 6.G.4. This packet also includes a recording and answer sheet. These cards are great for math centers
Send your students around your classroom on a scavenger hunt while finding the surface area 16 different three dimensional figures. All of the figures are composed of square, rectangular or triangular sides. Most of the problems show the net, however, there are a few stations that show the 3-dimen
My Volume & Surface Area worksheets and activities all in a money saving bundle! You save significant money and time versus purchasing these separately!
Included in this set are the following products which includes all of my Volume & Surface Area Whodunnits, CSI, Person Puzzles, and two o
Surface area can be so perplexing to students when they first set out to learn it! I am a huge believer in hands-on application to help kids understand the hows and whys of calculating the surface area of 3-d shapes. By making 3-D "pet" polyhedron (rectangular prism, rectangular pyramid or triangula
Students match the following in this cut and paste: the 3D object, the net, and the surface area. Students will be given multiple answers, so some cards will not be used. Aligned to CCSS 6.G.4, 7.G.6 and TEKS 7.9D.
This activity is perfect for a center, tutoring, or to practice the concept. Glue
*NEWLY UPDATED FEBRUARY 2018!*
TEKS Aligned: 7.9D (Supporting Standard): The student is expected to solve problems involving the lateral and total surface area of a rectangular prism, rectangular pyramid, triangular prism, and triangular pyramid by determining the area of the shape’s net.
This workbook provides practice finding the surface area for the following geometric objects:
Each object mentioned above includes practice finding the surface area of that shape and a quiz to follo
This file includes the following:
-Day 1 Learnzillion Video Notes: Guided lesson on "Representing 3-D Figures with Nets" including student pages to be filled out while watching and discussing the learnzillion video found here:
Representing 3-D Figures with Nets
-Day 1 Assignment 3D Figures Cut an
This set of 24 task cards gives students practice with finding the surface area of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, cubes, and pyramids.
Problems include a variety of 3-d figures, nets, and given dimensions that are all clearly labelled with measurements so students can accurately solve for
VOLUME & SURFACE AREA of PRISMS with Graphic Organizer
Get your students successfully understanding and solving VOLUME & SURFACE AREA of PRISMS word problems with these PROBLEM SOLVING GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS.
Benefits of Problem Solving Graphic Organizers:
Problems solving graphic organizers
This poster and interactive notebook (INB) set covers volume of a rectangular prism (2 different versions), surface area of a rectangular prisms, surface area of a rectangular prims using nets, volume of a cylinder, surface area of a cylinder (2 different versions) and surface area of a cylinder usi
This activity is a fun way for students to learn the concepts behind finding surface area for cylinders. The students work in pairs and “dissect” the cylinder to see the net. As they work, they record measurements and observations.
The students discover that the length of the rectangle is actuall
This product contains 3 foldables pages. Each foldable is Common Core Aligned to Standard 6.G.4, finding surface area of 3D figures. They review notes about the nets of 3D figures and how they are created, how to find volume using examples, and how to find surface area using nets. Also, included are
This is a set of 24 task cards designed to give students practice finding the surface area of a 3 dimensional shape. It includes rectangular prisms, cubes, cylinders, square pyramids, and triangular pyramids. Eight of the 24 of the shapes (rectangular prisms and cubes only) are shown in 3D form. T
Students will bring in a box (and cylinder) from home and use it to find surface area (using 2 different methods), volume and to create a net. Students will also review measurement and use appropriate units (squared and cubed).
This project will enable the students to actually understand the surfac
Time to start preparing for the state assessments!! I created these 13 extended response (constructed response) questions for my 6th grade class so they could practice calculating surface area and drawing nets. These questions would also be great for a 7th grade classroom too! I created these que
This foldable gives examples of finding surface area of figures made up of rectangles and triangles using nets. 6.G.4. Examples include a cube, rectangular prism, triangular prism, square pyramid, rectangular pyramid, and triangular pyramid. Answer key provided. Print two sided, flip on the short ed
Surface Area and Volume Lab--No Materials Required!
Surface Area and Volume Notes
Formulas for Surface Area of Prisms (Rectangular, Triangular, Pentagonal, Hexagonal, Octagonal), Surface Area of Pyramids (Square, Rectangular, Triangular, Pentagonal, Hexagonal, and Octagonal) and Vol
This engaging set of 4 games and activities for your student to use to practice identifying nets and finding the area and surface area of two-dimensional and three-dimensional quadrilaterals, polygons, triangles, prisms, pyramids etc. These activities will get your students engaged and practicing s
Quick and easy prep! Just print and tape around the classroom and prove to students that learning can be fun!
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This activity is fun and engaging, especially when students are set to work with a partner while you monitor and facilitate learning.
This is a 12 problem loop
Students will practice finding the surface area of prisms and pyramids using nets in this set of 20 task cards.
The following prisms and pyramids are included:
This resource includes:
This geometry solids bundle including:
1. Identifying and naming solids from 3D figures
2. Identifying and naming solids from given nets
3. Naming and calculating the lateral surface area of geometry solids
4. Naming and calculating the lateral and total surface area of solids
5. Naming and finding
This activity is designed to facilitate student exploration of surface area in order to build a conceptual foundation that can later serve as a context for surface area formulas.
There are six figures included in this surface area lesson: cube, cylinder, triangular prism, rectangular prism, trian
Want to make surface area fun and keep your student active? Well let your students "strut" around the room as part of the Surface Area Strut activity!
Just cut out these 14 net and surface area problems, and post them around the perimeter of your classroom. Place one or two students at each statio
Mix up surface area with these Surface Area Matching Games! Included are 2 sets to find the surface area of rectangular prisms and cubes. 20 nets/3-D figure cards that they must calculate to find the matching surface area card to match!
This a perfect station, center, or small group activity to ge
Surface Area and Volume Geometry Surface Area and Volume BINGO Game!
This is a Bingo game made to review, reinforce and illustrate the 6 three-dimensional solids, some of the parts and all of the surface area and volume formulas. There are at least 4 different ways to play!!! The files are PDF ve
This is a set of 20 task cards that assess the skill of finding surface area as well as representing 3D figures as their net and vice versa. There is also a recording sheet as well as an answer key.
Aligned to: TEKS 8.7A, 8.8A AND CCSS 8.G
This is also included in my Complete Bundle of Task Cards