Help! Aliens have invaded! This pack can be used to both teach and practice area and perimeter for between 1-2 weeks in an exploration format. ... The kids' job will be to keep the aliens happy during their stay on Earth.
This unit includes:
- teaching slides for area and perimeter of rectangles, and perimeter of irregular shapes
- one task to explore area (designing a spaceship!)
- one task to explore area of rectangles and create an equation for area of a rectangle
- one task to explore perimeter of rectangles
- one task to explore perimeter of irregular shapes
- one task to conclude the exploration and show understanding (designing a playground for the aliens!)
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This unit provides teaching and practice for the following Common Core Standards:
WHEN PRINTING-- Please click the button that says "actual size" when printing the rectangles from a PDF. That way your color tiles will align with the borders of the shape.