Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
Standard TypeMichigan State Math Standards
Use decomposition to find the area of figures. How will you decompose the figures into rectangles? Engage in a Number Talk and compare your strategies to others.
Explore area with square inches and centimeters. How can we use square inch tiles and centimeter cubes to compare the area of squares and rectangles? You'll also engage in a Number Talk focused on subtraction strategies.
Explore area with partially tiled rectangles. Can you apply what you know about multiplication to figure out the area of the rectangle? Discover lots of different units that we can use to measure area. Engage in a Number Talk and compare your strategies with others.