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# Project Based Learning Math | Area and Perimeter Activity

The Owl Teacher
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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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35 pages
The Owl Teacher
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### Description

Engage students with this estimating area practice activity, where students design their own house by laying out furniture & then determine the area by counting squares & partial squares. Students will also answer critical thinking questions related to estimating, finding area, & finding perimeter. Further, this packet includes activities for practice & differentiation to meet your students' needs.

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Objective:

Students place furniture in a house & determine the area by estimating the squares remaining on the grid. Students also determine the perimeter related to their designs & answer questions related to area.

This Product Includes:

✓ A house layout grid without rooms & a house layout with predesigned rooms for students to estimate the area & perimeter

✓ Furniture to cut out and glue into place in both color versions & black/white versions

✓ Versions in feet, meters, & generic "units"

✓ Critical thinking questions related to finding area, estimating area, estimating area of partial squares, & perimeter

✓ Area and Perimeter worksheets that contain 4 houses with pre-filled furniture & rooms differentiated to meet your students' needs - varying in complexity. For example, House A is just one room with a large grid layout. House D is more complex with multiple rooms, multiple pieces of furniture, slanted furniture, & many partial pieces of squares.

With This Product You'll Get:

✓ Questions to accompany these houses to use as review, for small group, for whole group, for centers, for homework, for modeling, or for practice.

A Google Slides version so that you can complete it digitally if you prefer! Perfect for distance learning and the Google Classroom!

Teaching Area Using Applied Math

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Printing Notes:

While I recommend printing in color and laminating materials for future use, it is not necessary. These materials print just fine in grayscale. I would suggest printing "as image" to avoid any potential issues.

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Total Pages
35 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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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.
Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.
Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.