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"Rectangle WrapAround"
This is an activity from the Georgia Math Frameworks that I use to open this unit.
"Rectangle WrapAround"
This is an activity from the Georgia Math Frameworks that I use to open this unit.
Finding the Area of Right Triangles and Parallelograms

Area Formulas for Right Triangles and Parallelograms

Finding the Area of NonRight Triangles

Area of Trapezoids

Area of Compound Figures

Net Investigation and Vocabulary
I lead students through an investigation involving the nets of 3D figures using physical manipulatives and introduce the vocabulary of the different types of prisms and pyramids.
I lead students through an investigation involving the nets of 3D figures using physical manipulatives and introduce the vocabulary of the different types of prisms and pyramids.
Representing and Finding Surface Area

What is volume?
For students who weren't exposed to or don't understand the concept of volume from 5th grade, I recommend a handson refresher investigation.
For students who weren't exposed to or don't understand the concept of volume from 5th grade, I recommend a handson refresher investigation.
Deriving the Volume Formula

Finding the Volume of Rectangular Prisms with Fractional Side Lengths

Special Volume Formula for Cubes

What If the Cubes I Use to "Pack" a Figure Are Smaller Than One Cubic Unit?

What If the Cubes I Use to "Pack" a Figure Are Larger Than One Cubic Unit?
