Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for area and perimeter? Well look no further as Area and Perimeter Game Unit Squares Puzzles, for CCSS 3.MD.5 and 3.MD.6, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for 3rd grade elementary school classrooms. This is a great resource for a guided math center rotation, review exercise, small group work and for an intervention or remediation. It can also be used as a quiz, test, or assessment tool to help determine student mastery of the learning target. Whether a student is homeschooled or given this as a homework assignment, kids will also love working on these at home to improve their skills.
This puzzle set includes 24 jigsaw puzzles, answer key, and an optional station instruction page with an example. These come as pdf printable sheets that can be printed on card stock and laminated for long-term use. As a suggestion, store them in a sealable gallon storage bag and place them in a tub or bin for students to use throughout the year for enrichment when they finish early. Another idea is that students can glue the completed puzzles into a notebook or journal as a reference sheet. They can also be glued on a poster for displaying on a bulletin board or as a wall anchor chart.
By matching the shape of unit squares with the puzzle pieces with the correct area and perimeter, students can gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your 3rd graders will love to practice and learn about how to find the area and perimeter of figures composed of unit squares.
I hope you download and enjoy this engaging hands-on manipulative activity with your students!
This product is included in the 3rd Grade Math Puzzles Bundle HERE
Relevant Grade 3 Common Core Standard 3.MD.C.5 and 3.MD.C.6
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