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View all Master TeachersUnit 14 - Area & Perimeter(19 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Measuring Mass and Weight(10 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Measuring Capacity(9 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Rounding Numbers(6 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Place Value(8 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Adding & Subtracting Large Numbers(16 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Factors & Multiples(11 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Multi-Digit Division(9 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Geometry(7 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Decimals(5 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Fractions(16 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Multiplication: Single-Digit x Multi-Digit (8 Lessons)

Unit 12 - Multiplication: Double-Digit x Double-Digit (7 Lessons)

Unit 13 - Multiplication Kick Off(7 Lessons)

Unit 14 - Area & Perimeter(19 Lessons)

What is a Polygon?

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will study the difference between a polygon and nonpolygon and will apply their new learning by constructing a T-chart and comparison paragraph.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

5 Favorites

Area on Geoboards

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will learn how to find the area of polygons on geoboards and will apply this understanding to construct polygons with given areas.

22 Resources

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22 Resources

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Constructing a House Plan Day 1

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students begin constructing their house plan by studying an example house plan, utilizing a room size resource, and drawing their first room on grid paper.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

5 Favorites

Constructing a House Plan Day 2

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students continue constructing their house plan by utilizing a room size resource, determining room dimensions, and drawing each room on grid paper.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

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Using Multiple Strategies to Find the Area

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students find the area of their home plans by using multiple strategies to determine the area of each room.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Decomposing Rectangles to Find Area

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will practice decomposing rooms into smaller rectangles in order to determine the area of the room.

19 Resources

1 Favorite

19 Resources

1 Favorite

Decomposing Large Rectangles

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will explore how to use smaller rectangles and friendly numbers to find the area of larger rectangles.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

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Find the Area of the Model House Day 1

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students decompose the first rooms in their home into smaller rectangles to find the total area of the room.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

2 Favorites

Find the Area of the Model House Day 2

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Decomposing is a useful strategy that helps students find the area of larger rectangles.

15 Resources

1 Favorite

15 Resources

1 Favorite

Find the Area of the Model House Day 3

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Decomposing is a useful strategy that helps students find the area of larger rectangles.

16 Resources

1 Favorite

16 Resources

1 Favorite

Estimating Flooring Costs

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:During this lesson, students will practice estimating prices to the nearest dollar by "going to a garage sale" and will then estimate the cost of each flooring type.

27 Resources

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27 Resources

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Calculating Flooring Costs

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:During today's lesson, students will use a chart to calculate the estimated cost of flooring for their home plans.

18 Resources

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18 Resources

1 Favorite

How Many Units are Needed to Make a Dog Pen?

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will experiment with constructing dog pens with different perimeters and areas.

25 Resources

3 Favorites

25 Resources

3 Favorites

How Many Fence Panels?

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will explore the number of six-foot fence panels needed to construct a dog pen with a given area.

29 Resources

1 Favorite

29 Resources

1 Favorite

Revising Mathematical Explanations

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:After creating a class comparison chart for area and perimeter, students will revise mathematical explanations to make their paragraphs more precise.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

2 Favorites

Finding the Biggest Dog Pen

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will find, compare, and analyze all possible dog pen arrangements that can be created when given a specific amount of fencing.

29 Resources

1 Favorite

29 Resources

1 Favorite

Dog Pen Problem Solving

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will focus on providing a precise model, precise work, a precise equation, and an accurate answer as they solve area and perimeter word problems.

23 Resources

16 Favorites

23 Resources

16 Favorites

Finding the Perimeter of Odd-Shaped Dog Pens

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will discover how to use known side dimensions to determine unknown side dimensions when finding the perimeter of odd-shaped dog pens.

43 Resources

8 Favorites

43 Resources

8 Favorites

Finding the Area of Odd-Shaped Dog Pens

4th Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Area & Perimeter

Big Idea:Students will decompose odd-shaped dog pens into smaller rectangles to find the area.

30 Resources

3 Favorites

30 Resources

3 Favorites