Hands-on, foundational activities to help make the concept of area more concrete for your struggling students! Cut out unit squares and use them to find the area of rectangles; cut unit squares in half to find the area of irregular figures like triangles and trapezoids; and learn how to decompose composite figures to find area.
This product contains:
***10 pages of presentation materials to review area-related vocabulary (area, unit square, square units, composite figures) and explain how to solve for area using unit squares
***6 pages of hands-on activities where students cut out unit squares and use them to find the area of rectangles, trapezoids/triangles, and composite figures
***3 pages of answer keys