In this task students find the area of each shape by covering it with inch squares. Twenty task cards, printable inch squares, and answer sheet included.
MCC3.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.
MCC3.MD.6 Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).