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# Area and Perimeter Metric Task Cards - Real Life Word Problems

Subjects
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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11.3 MB   |   9 pages

### PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

** Adapted from my Best Seller ** Want a convenient way to encourage deep thinking and learn essential applicable area skills? The 12 area and perimeter task cards use real life problems. Please note that all questions are about rectangles. The questions are exactly the same as my Area and Perimeter Best Seller, only with metric measurements.

How can I use this product?
The cards can be used as a math center. I have used these as prompts for their math journal or in a Scoot game. Students can do two a day for a whole week.

How is this product different from the other TPT products?I try to make the questions so that your students would need to go beyond finding the numbers and plugging them into a formula. So sometimes your students will have to figure out what the question is and how to set it up to find an answer. Please see the example below.

What is included?
1 pdf file with 9 pages
* 3 pages with four area and perimeter tasks on each page (landscape)
* 1 page student answer sheet (for drawing/thinking)
* 1 page student tracking
* 1 pages for cover and copyright info

A rectangular dining room has a perimeter of 44 meters and the walls are ten meters high. One liter of paint covers about 10 square liters. What are the possible lengths and widths of the room? How much paint will you need to buy?

Is this available in a bundle as well?
Not at this time.

Do you have other products that are related?
Please see my other Area and Perimeter activities.

Other questions or requests?
If you have any requests or questions, please contact me through the "Ask a Question " tab above or email me at Deirdre@evilmathwizard.com

Common Core Standards
3.MD.5. Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
a. 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.
b. 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.
3.MD.6. Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).
3.MD.7. Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.
a. Find the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths by tiling it, and show that the area is the same as would be found by multiplying the side lengths.
b. Multiply side lengths to find areas of rectangles with whole- number side lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems, and represent whole-number products as rectangular areas in mathematical reasoning.
c. Use tiling to show in a concrete case that the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths a and b + c is the sum of a × b and a × c. Use area and perimeter models to represent the distributive property in mathematical reasoning.
d. Recognize area as additive. Find areas of rectilinear figures by decomposing them into non-overlapping rectangles and adding the areas of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.
3.MD.8. Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.
7.G.4 Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume.
Total Pages
9
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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