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


area and perimeter art project. Would be good for students to then determine which letter had the greatest area/perimeter

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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!


Area of Circle, Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Parallelogram, Trapezium, Ellipse and Sector


I've got a foldable for that! Volume and surface area. If you make the edge lengths have fractional parts, you've got 6th grade common core math.


Math Journal Sundays

foldable for a review on finding area of rectangle, triangle, parallelogram, and square


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!

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Reader's Theater Pack: Perimeter and Area

This reader’s theater pack contains two short, 2-page scripts that are engaging for your whole class! They have around 5 individual speaking parts and many ALL parts for you whole class (or small group) to participate in. -“Sunday Night Football: The Pittsburgh Perimeter vs. The Atlanta Area”-defines area and perimeter and compares tthem -“The Case of the Missing Measurements”-explains the formulas for finding perimeter and the area of a square, rectangle and right triangle