My Dream Room
In this unit for grades 5 - 8, students will learn to apply mathematical concepts as they create a dream room using the dimensions of one of the rooms in their home.
They will learn to measure using standard and nonstandard units, create scale drawings, use a spreadsheet and calculate costs.
Although the main emphasis is on mathematics, the unit integrates language arts, computer skills and art. The unit includes teaching and evaluation suggestions, detailed lesson plans and worksheets. (52 pages )