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