## Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Area and Perimeter in Real Life Day 1 - Section 3: Partner Work

Because of the real world context, the concrete manipulatives that align with the context, and the fact that these manipulatives can be arranged in a variety of ways, this lesson lends itself to accessibility to all types of learners.

I have 3 children that have very different learning styles and needs.  Listen in as this student shows his understanding of perimeter and locates his own mistake with the suggestion of a simple strategy.

He was better able to discuss his drawing of his model, rather than work with the blocks, as they added too much sensory input.  Building, drawing, then talking was best for him.

It is so important to be sure to be flexible in the lesson planning and execution, as we all realize in the middle of the learning that things change!

Students with Different Needs
Diverse Entry Points: Students with Different Needs

# Area and Perimeter in Real Life Day 1

Unit 3: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Lesson 1 of 12

## 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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Math, perimeter (Determining Measurements), Number Sense and Operations, multiplication, area of rectangle, arrays, Literacy in Math
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### Michelle Marcus

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