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Area Lesson Part 2: Recognizing Area to Design Space

3rd Grade • 1 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Description

Combine real world scenarios with mathematical concepts and opportunities to practice presentation skills with this engaging 1 hour lesson.  Your students will:

  • Work in collaborative partnerships
  • Speak in complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification
  • Practice key math vocabulary
  • Recognize area as an attribute of a plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement
  • Design their own dream home using square unit measurements
  • Model with mathematics
  • Complete exit slips to provide instructional next steps regarding your students’ understanding of recognizing area to design space