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Gingerbread House Area and Perimeter Design Challenge

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Common Core Standards
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5 MB|14 pages
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This math unit contains everything you need to not only make adorable gingerbread houses with your students, but also to teach area and perimeter at the same time! The weeks leading up to holiday break can be hectic, but this gingerbread area and perimeter unit will keep your students engaged and learning!

In this unit you will find:
-Gingerbread House Blueprint: students will use graph paper to design their own gingerbread house and decompose it into separate rooms to find the total area.
-Sample Gingerbread House Blueprint to model with your students.
-Calculation Sheet: a page to record and calculate the gingerbread house's area.
-Gingerbread House Challenge: a cut and paste activity to help your students understand that rectangles can have the same area but different shapes (2 separate challenges).
-Exterior Design: students will work within a budget to design the exterior of their gingerbread house.
-Area Practice Page
-Cookies Perimeter Practice Page
-Word Problems: students will solve area and perimeter word problems.
-Resources to have your students build their own real individual gingerbread houses including: tips and tricks, parent letter and step by step student directions.

14 pages packed with Gingerbread House Fun!!!
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Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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