Imagine being able to touch rectangles and watch them partition themselves into square units. With this file you and your students can! Introduce your students to the concept of area with an animated look at partitioning quadrilaterals!
This is a powerpoint collection of 15 videoclips showing rectangles being divided into same size square units. From the main menu, use the links to navigate easily to the rectangle you want to illustrate.
Download the free preview to see a few examples.
As with all of the resources I have available, this item has been kid-tested and created by me, a veteran teacher dedicated to the philosophy of promoting math fluency and skill mastery through fun!
Thanks for looking!
Rectangles with the following dimensions are included:
2x2, 2x3, 2x4, 2x5, 2x6, 2x7, 3x3, 3x4, 3x5, 3x8, 4x4, 4x5, 4x6, 5x5, and 6x6.
2.G.A.2 Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.