3.MD.C.6

Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).

 
17 Lesson(s)
   

Area and Perimeter in Real Life Day 1

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students need time to connect area and perimeter. This two day exploration sets the stage for our short unit.

 
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Reflections (2)
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Area and Perimeter in Real Life, Day 2

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students need time to work on how area and perimeter are connected. In our second day of this two day exploration students apply their learning.

 
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Reflections (1)
spaghetti and meatballs for all 9780545044455
   

How Much Paint Do We Need?

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson is a real world task that combines many skills the students have learned throughout the school year.

 
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Reflections (1)
bat house paint
   

Area and Perimeter Review Using Legos - Days 1-5

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Review for Testing
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Review for Testing
Diane Siekmann
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students calculate area, build areas to a given amount, and calculate the perimeter with the use of Legos.

 
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legos
   

Measuring Our Classroom's Perimeter and Area!

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Connect new measurement knowledge and skills to the students' immediate environment.

 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
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Building a Dog Kennel Day 3

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

 
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Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
kennel teamwork 2
   

Building a Dog Kennel Day 2

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

 
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Resources (11)
 
Reflections (1)
dog kennel lane
   

What is Area?

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
Sarah Maffei
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Area is the concept of covering a region with “unit squares”.

 
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Resources (18)
 
Reflections (1)
fence perimeter area
   

Creating a Summer Review Packet (Day 1)

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Review Activities
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Review Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students that can write their own story problems, and create math situations that require thought and perseverance to solve, are students that understand. This engaging activity reviews all of the third grade concepts and creates a review packet as well!

 
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Reflections (1)
summer
   

Using Area as an Architect (Stations Day 1)

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this multi-day activity, students make 3 different models of an orphanage floor plan using Google Drawing, Virtual Graphpaper, and a construction of rectilinear shapes, to calculate the area of each room using units square.

 
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Reflections (2)
children in mbunde
   

Building a Dog Kennel Days 4-6

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
boys creating kennel space
   

Area as an Architect (Stations Day 4 & Discussion)

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Math Matters! Students can use their understanding of area to have a meaningful debate about a building plan.

 
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Reflections (1)
floor plan
   

Creating a Summer Review Packet (Day 2)

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Review Activities
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Review Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students that can write their own story problems, and create math situations that require thought and perseverance to solve, are students that understand. This engaging activity reviews all of the third grade concepts and creates a review packet as well!

 
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Resources (8)
 
Reflections (1)
summer
   

Designing a Restaurant

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding area and perimeter can help children work on solutions to very important, real world problems.

 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
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Using Area as an Architect (Stations Day 3)

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Area and Perimeter
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Math Matters! Students can use knowledge of multiplication and area to construct floor plans!

 
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Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
roman floor plan google draw
Common Core Math
 
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