Perimeter & Area activity. Do in hallway, lunchroom, or gym. Blue painter's tape will easily come off when finished. Great task for parent volunteers to set up. I'd number them with tape too!

Perimeter & Area activity for irregular shapes. Do in hallway, lunchroom, or gym. Blue painter's tape will easily come off when finished.

AWESOME Math PROJECT! area of irregular shapes project. Create your own floor plan. Costs of Flooring: tile, vinyl, etc

Similar to volume/surface area PBL, but with area of irregular shapes AWESOME Math PROJECT! area of irregular shapes project. Create your own floor plan. Costs of Flooring: tile, vinyl, etc

cool idea for geometry....geometry graffiti in the hallway...love this!

Geometry Graffiti-Polygons in the Hallway, great idea to get students involved in planning garden, and share the plans with the rest of the school

Math notebook area and perimeter

Math notebook area and perimeter POWERFUL visual for students who confuse the two terms as they are often taught together - hence, the confusion. That is why I've tried to teach one of them, let it sink in, and then hit the other down the road a bit.

Use index cards to form different shapes and practice perimeter and area, and find relationships between the two .  Perfect activity for finding missing measures  or finding the area of irregular shapes.

Perimeter and Area

Perimeter and area. Use index cards to form different shapes and practice perimeter and area, and find relationships between the two . Perfect activity for finding missing measures or finding the area of irregular shapes.

Remember "magic capsules?" Here's a fun activity we did recently that uses magic capsules to practice calculating the area using centimeter squared graphing paper. Freebie recording sheet included.

Here's a fun activity that uses magic capsules to practice calculating the area using centimeter squared graphing paper.

The Secondary Classroom can be fun too.....: Triangle Interactive Notes - Law of Sines/Cosines/Heron's

The Secondary Classroom can be fun too.: Triangle Interactive Notes - Law of Sines/Cosines/Heron's

Area of Irregular Shapes WS

Area of Irregular Shapes WS

This worksheet goes along with the Power Point presentation entitled Area of Irregular Shapes , that introduces the common core concept It gives students practice with this difficult concept. You can use it as independent practice or guided practice.

Apartment Remodel Project

Similar to volume/surface area PBL, but with area of irregular shapes AWESOME Math PROJECT! area of irregular shapes project. Create your own floor plan. Costs of Flooring: tile, vinyl, etc

This is a set of 5 stations PLUS an exit ticket for use with middle school students who have mastered finding area of two-dimensional shapes.  Students have finally mastered finding area of 2-D shapes, and then you throw a composite figure at them and suddenly their minds go blank.

Area of Composite Figures

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