Area Floor Plan Activities

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This was great for my distance learning students. It also kept them interested and worked for all levels.
My students loved this activity. This did take quite a bit of time, but the students seemed to understand the content so it was worth it!
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  1. These competitive, collaborative learning activities will have your students excited about MATH. Students can work alone or in pairs to solve 4 different LEVELED tasks of varying difficulty for each of the 10 games. The group that correctly completes all 4 tasks first wins! Some games include an opt
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This competitive, collaborative learning activity will have your students excited about calculating AREA. Students can work alone or in pairs to find the area of 4 different LEVELED floor plans of varying difficulty. The group that correctly completes all 4 plans first wins! Pairs that finish quickly can create their dream house floor plan using a blank template. This activity reinforces many 3rd grade common core area standards.

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*Directions Sheet

*4 Unique Floor Plans (increasing in difficulty)

*Blank Floor Plan Template

*Recording Sheet

*Answer Sheet

*Color and Blank/White Versions


What TEACHERS are saying about this product:

♥ "This has been a favorite in my third grade class! I had mixed ability teams of three students work together to complete the area race and everyone was engaged, working together, and practicing measurement skills. I would suggest this to any third or fourth grade teacher without a doubt!"

♥ "I have a hybrid class so I made a digital version for my home learners while I used the print copy for my in-person learners. It was BY FAR the most excited I've seen my kinds to do math in a LONG time! THANK YOU!"

♥ "This was our best math activity all year. EVERY student was fully engaged and participated. Behavior problems vanished and teamwork was better than ever. A great competition and a great way to practice the standards!"

♥ "This was soooooo fun! My 4th grade math class is a wee bit competitive and once they got to plan 3 and 4 it got harder and they were so engaged trying to solve the answers first!"

♥ "My students LOVED this activity!! Engaged every level of student in my classroom. Print & Go activity--score! :)"

♥ "My third graders were very engaged while working collaboratively to find the area of these floor plans. I loved that this product was so easy to differentiate which allowed me to meet the needs of all of my learners. Fun activity!"


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
A square with side length 1 unit, called “a unit square,” is said to have “one square unit” of area, and can be used to measure area.
A plane figure which can be covered without gaps or overlaps by 𝘯 unit squares is said to have an area of 𝘯 square units.
Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).
Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.


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