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Measuring Area 2.75

These 3 activities, part of the Mathematics Developmental Continuum of the State of Victoria, Australia, are intended to introduce young learners to estimating and measuring area using formal units (square centimeters). Students also use the formula length times width to calculate rectangular areas. Supporting documents, materials, and progress indicators are included.
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Contributed by: State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development), Publisher
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
Teaching Measurement in Grades 3-5This collection of resources is intended to help educators develop measurement skills and understanding in mathematical and real-world contexts. The resources assist in teaching selection of unit, comparing sizes, estimating, calculating elapsed time, and measuring length, angle, area, and volume. Resource types include videos, articles, instructor guides, lessons and unit plans. More measurement resources can be found in a companion classroom collection and in a second PD collection for grades K-2.
Math TopicMeasurement, Number Sense, Decimals, Fractions, Basic Operations, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level3, 4
Resource TypeActivity, Lesson Plans, Illustration

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (Australia)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorState of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development), Publisher
    • Publication Date2012-09-26
    • RightsCopyright State of Victoria 2007
      http://www.education.vic.gov.au/Pages/copyright.aspx
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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