Area and Perimeter

Check out Module 3, Topic A, Lesson 1

Materials or resources needs

Grid paper (with ability to project or enlarge grid paper), personal white boards, handouts or whiteboard

SMP and standards

4.MD.3

4.OA.4

4.OA.4

SMP - 1,2,4,6,7

Task

§ What is a formula for solving for perimeter? What formula is most efficient?

§ Compare the units used to measure perimeter and the units used to measure area (length units and square units).

§ What was challenging about solving Problems 6(a) and 6(b)? How did the process of solving Problems 4 and 5 help you to figure out how to solve Problems 6(a) and 6(b)?