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Area Notes and Practice Worksheet

This 4 page lesson includes a page that details the formulas for finding the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, parallelogram and trapezoid. The second and third pages are practice problems. Answer Keys included!


Derive the formula for a parallelogram using only the formula for the area of a rectangle. It should make more sense for the student!


Geometry Guided Interactive Math Notebook Page: Area Formulas of Plane Figures

This two guided, color-coded notebook pages for the interactive math notebook on the Area Formulas for 2-Dimensional Figures. (rectangle, triangle,...

Colorful visual representation of area formulas for rectangles, triangles, parallelogram, triangles, trapezoids, and circles. Great addition to the classroom for elementary education and extremely helpful for remembering area!

Here are two different versions of a game where students roll dice to create rectangles and then find the area. In one version students count square units. In the second version they apply the formula for area.


Easy at home solution for loose plastic bags! 1. Get an empty formula or oatmeal container (or something similar). 2. Use scissors to cut a hole in the lid. 3. Cut out a large rectangle of fabric or construction paper to cover the cylinder in. You can use hot glue, tape, or a spray adhesive to attach the cover. 4. Fill with loose plastic bags and return the lid.


Area and Perimeter Math Tasks and Exit Tickets

Area and Perimeter:This math set is tied directly to the fourth grade common core MD.3: This set is the perfect tool to teach your students the third Measurement and Data standard in the common core. By completing the activities in this set, your students will understand how to apply area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems.