Videos and lessons to help Grade 3 students learn to measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).

Common Core: 3.MD.6

### Suggested Learning Targets

• I can measure the area of a shape or flat surface by covering it with unit square - with no gaps or overlaps - and counting the number of unit squares used.

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Measuring area by counting unit squares: Lesson 1 of 5 (Common Core Standard 3.MD.6)
In this lesson you will learn to find the area of a square or rectangle by counting the square units.

Measuring area by counting unit squares: Lesson 2 of 5
In this lesson you will learn how to find the area of a polygon by counting the square units.

Measuring area by counting unit squares: Lesson 3 of 5
In this lesson you will learn how to decide which unit of measure to use to find the area by comparing the different units.

Measuring area by counting unit squares: Lesson 4 of 5
In this lesson you will learn how to find the area of a polygon by using a key to count the square tiles.

Measuring area by counting unit squares: Lesson 5 of 5
In this lesson you will learn how to find the area of a shape by using a key to find the unit of measure.

3.MD.6 - Measure Area by Counting Unit Squares
This video explains how to measure or find the area of a plane (flat) figure by counting the unit squares that tile the shape for 3.MD.6, which is in the grade 3 Common Core Standards for Mathematics.

Measuring Area by Counting Unit Squares - 3.MD.6
In this video, students learn about area. This video relates to Common Core Standard 3.MD.6. Students learn the definition of area, the units of area and how to calculate it by counting unit squares.

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