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Area Lesson Part 1: Solving for Area Using Square Units

3rd Grade • 1 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Description

Introduce or reinforce the concept of area with the interactive 1 hour lesson.  Practicing concepts in different ways and discussing our work with peers helps to make “concrete” what can be very abstract.  Your 3rd graders will:

  • Work in collaborative partnerships
  • Practice key math vocabulary
  • Participate in an introduction to the concepts of area
  • Solve for area using square units of measurement
  • Complete exit slips to provide instructional next steps

**If you enjoy this lesson, check out the follow Part 2: Area Lesson Part 2: Recognizing Area to Design Space.