An Introduction to Area and Perimeter


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This lesson for is designed to use a phenomenological approach to teach students to measure, record, discover, and apply rules for area and perimeter. In it, students cut out tiles and use them to create rectangles. Through this, students discover what area measurement is - through counting tiles and then through mathematical calculation - and learn the vocabulary of area and perimeter measurement.

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    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12

    Topics: Measurement & Tools, Professional Development, Mathematics, Area & Volume

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    Tool for: Students, Teachers