Area: What is Area?
These Common Core Area lessons are also available in one big set. Click here for the Area Unit Bundle (standards 3.MD.5-8).
This is a mini-unit for teaching Common Core area concepts. It covers the following area concepts:
-What is area?
-Measuring 2D vs. measuring length or volume
-Using square inches, feet, centimeters, and meters to measure area
-Unit square concepts
-Counting unit squares to find area
Every lesson is differentiated with support and challenge ideas. You'll also find lots of higher order thinking questions to help students truly understand these area concepts.
-detailed lesson plans
-a checklist of materials and prep for every lesson
-differentiation support and challenge ideas for every lesson
-colorful, engaging, and CLEAR slides to help students see the concepts
-engaging, hands-on activities to get kids interacting with the area concepts
-an assessment checklist to help you track data
-area vocabulary cards
-end of the unit area assessment and answer key
-all the answers are included- either in the lesson plans or on a key
-printable student pages to keep kids engaged during the lesson and working on the material as they go
-Common Core area standards and related standards
-math connections to help sprial your instruction
-printable (color and black and white) tiles and other area manipulatives
-engaging, higher order thinking questions in every lesson
This area mini-unit covers Common Core math standards 3.MD.5 and 3.MD.6.
to purchase this product as part of a third grade math mega bundle.
The page number includes a thank you page, cover, and graphics credit page.