This product contains 7 days worth of activities for finding the circumference of circles, the area of circles, and the total area of composite figures. The hands-on activities and emphasis on pre-teaching vocabulary make it ideal for ESL and SPED populations.
Unit vocabulary sheet
Suggested sequence of activities
Introduction: Estimating and Predicting
Just for Fun: Vocabulary word search
Pre-lesson Vocabulary activities – matching images and definitions
Exploration 1: Finding the area and circumference by cutting and pasting.
Exploration 2: Finding the circumference by measuring
Exploration 3: Finding the area by counting squares
Extension: Finding the formulas
Guided and Independent Practice: Finding area and circumference
Exploration 4: How does changing the diameter length change the area and circumference?
Word problem practice: area and circumference
Introduction to composite figures: Notes
Guided and Independent practice: Composite Figures
Answer keys for ALL activities.