Strategy to Measure Area
Videos to help Grade 3 students learn how to model tiling with centimeter and inch unit squares as a strategy to measure area.
Common Core Standards: 3.MD.5,
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Common Core For Grade 3
New York State Common Core Math Module 4, Grade 3, Lesson 3
Jace uses paper squares to create a rectangle. Clary cuts all of Jace’s squares in half to create triangles. She uses all the triangles to make a rectangle. There are 16 triangles in Clary’s rectangle. How many squares were in Jace’s shape?
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Lesson 3 Homework
Drawing a picture
Skip-counting by twos
Arrange tiles to make rectangles.
1. Each □ is 1 square unit. What is the area of each of the following rectangles?
3. Each □ is 1 square unit. Write the area of each rectangle. Then draw another rectangle with the
same area in the space provided.
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