Master Teacher lessons

Big Idea:
Area and perimeter are related concepts which are difficult for students to distinguish.

Big Idea:
The structure of the figure is what determines the formulas for area and perimeter.

Big Idea:
Students need to apply prior knowledge of area formulas and the structure of a rectangle.

Big Idea:
Students find the perimeter and area of rectangles using a coordinate plane.

Big Idea:
Students need to use prior knowledge that opposite sides of rectangles are equal.