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A Collection of Area and Perimeter Ideas - The Owl Teacher

Teaching area and perimeter should be a hand on, problem solving experience! Check out this post with area and perimeter lessons and activities plus some of the misconceptions that can get in the way of student learning! Area,perimeter, constructivist math

Perimeter and Area: Constructivist Learning

Teaching area and perimeter should be a hand on, problem solving experience! Check out this post with area and perimeter lessons and activities plus some of the misconceptions that can get in the way of student learning! Area,perimeter, constructivist m

4 tips for teaching AREA and PERIMETER of composite shapes! Making them easier and engaging! Great area and perimeter activity ideas that are perfect for all students.

Don't Let Composite Figures Eat Your Lunch

Perimeter and Area using Legos! Genius! You have to check this out!

Building Perimeter and Area

Building Perimeter and Area - Exploring Perimeter and Area through Hands-On Fun!

Hands on Fun with Area and Perimeter - Check out these teaching ideas to plan a hands on lesson about area and perimeter that's sure to be lots of fun!

Area and Perimeter: Hands on Lesson Ideas that are Fun

10 Hands-On Strategies for Teaching Area and Perimeter

Use these fun and engaging hands-on activities to help your students fully understand the mathematical concepts of area and perimeter.

This Minecraft inspired project will engage students as they practice finding the area and perimeter of various squares and rectangles.  This differentiated set makes it easy to ensure that every student is successful and challenged!

Minecraft Area and Perimeter Project

This Minecraft inspired project will engage students as they practice finding the area and perimeter of various squares and rectangles. This differentiated set makes it easy to ensure that every student is successful and challenged!

Post-Its fit PERFECTLY on graph paper making it a great manipulative for students! I placed 5 different size sticky notes and numbered them on the graph paper. They had to calculate the area on their own paper. If you look at the picture on the bottom left you see a student using the "array" method to calculate the area. The student on the bottom right lifted the sticky note to count the boxes. When I observed this, we discussed different strategies for determining the area.

Teaching Area with post-it notes Head Over Heels For Teaching: Workshop Wednesday: Math-Area

Teaching with A Mountain View has created a new project, The City of Shapes, that allows students to become a master in perimeter and area by building and designing many buildings and aspects in their city.

Resources for Project Based Learning in the Math Classroom

Engage your students with this 12 page, real world Perimeter and Area Math Project! Your class will be masters at perimeter and area after they complete this project, building and designing many buildings and aspects in their city.

Fun LEGO geometry activity where students solve for both area and perimeter. There are also spots included where students must determine the length and width of each LEGO brick.

Fun LEGO geometry activity where students solve for both area and perimeter. There are also spots included where students must determine the length and width of each LEGO brick.

Teaching area is engaging and authentic with this hands-on applied math activity! Students arrange furniture to find the area and perimeter of their house.

Teaching Area Using Applied Math

Teaching Area Using Applied Math - The Owl Teacher Teaching area is engaging and authentic with this hands-on applied math activity! Students arrange furniture to find the area and perimeter of their house.

Kids match #models and expressions to deepen understanding of #perimeter and #area.

Kids match #models and expressions to deepen understanding of #perimeter and #area.

teaching procedures for big kids - upper elementary back to school beginning of the year rules and procedures to teach

I'm sure every teacher would agree how crucial it is to thoroughly teach our kiddos classroom procedures in the first days, weeks, a.

One Stop Teacher Shop - Teaching Resources for Upper Elementary: How "Paragraph of the Week" Homework Improved My Students' Writing!

Paragraph of the Week: Improve Student Writing

Back to School Tips, Freebies, and a HUGE Giveaway

Back to School Tips, Freebies, and a HUGE Giveaway

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