Math Project | Area and Perimeter Projects | Measurement Project

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
Standards
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
11 pages
$3.50
$3.50
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Description

Rec Center Design FUN! Use this differentiated math project with a reading component to practice area and perimeter with your 2nd or 3rd grade students. With two design activity versions included, this measurement math project is a perfect way for students to practice applying measurement concepts to real world problems. Use this math activity as a whole class project, during small groups, or as an independent math center for your second or third grade students. All items students need to complete the project are ready to PRINT and GO!

In this area and perimeter math activity, students are given a letter asking them to design a new recreation center for their community. They are given the perimeter and area of six rooms to put in their rec center and must use measurement and problem solving skills to find the dimensions of the spaces. There should also be room on their maps to create some rooms of their choosing.

This is a great activity to review measurement skills, perimeter, area, and/or working effectively with groups. Students love talking about all their ideas for activity rooms in the rec center.

The PDF document includes two versions of the design task, so this activity is already differentiated and ready for you to print, go, and use immediately!

Included with this activity:

  • Teacher notes and instructions
  • Instruction letter from Mr. and Mrs. Sportee outlining design task
  • Room information sheet (perimeter and area for each room are given)
  • Graph paper (12x15)
  • Answer key
  • Instruction letter to students (more difficult version)
  • Room information sheet (more difficult version)
  • Graph paper (20x25) (matches more difficult problem version)
  • Answer key (more difficult version)
  • Thank you page
  • Copyright and credits page

This activity typically takes students 3-4 days. Please check out the preview to see if this would be a helpful activity for your class, and let me know if you have any questions before purchasing.

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).
Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.
Find the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths by tiling it, and show that the area is the same as would be found by multiplying the side lengths.
Multiply side lengths to find areas of rectangles with whole-number side lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems, and represent whole-number products as rectangular areas in mathematical reasoning.

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