Area of rectangle formula

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This 4 page lesson includes a page that details the formulas for finding the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, parallelogram and trapezoid. The second and third pages are practice problems. Answer Keys included!

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Derive the formula for a parallelogram using only the formula for the area of a rectangle. It should make more sense for the student!

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Here are two different versions of a game where students roll dice to create rectangles and then find the area. In one version students count square units. In the second version they apply the formula for area.

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These Area and Perimeter Posters are useful visual reminders for students…

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Mystery Perimeter Freebie from Laura Candler - Complete hands-on lesson for introducing students to finding unknown sides of irregular polygons - CCSS Math Content 3.MD.D.8 and also effective with 4th and 5th grade for review and remediation

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This is a curios double sided foldable to teach students the formulas to find area squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, rhombuses and kites. It includes notes for teachers. Great for INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS!

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I've got a foldable for that! Volume and surface area. If you make the edge lengths have fractional parts, you've got 6th grade common core math.

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