Area of Rectangles and Triangles
Warm Up Activity:
By blackening only five squares, divide this
figure into five sections of equal size and shape.
- Students will discuss the area of a rectangle and how
how it relates to our square unit.
Activity into the area of
- Look at Pick's Formula for determining
the area of a triangle, using geoboards or handouts.
- Both groups will have a short assignment.
Optional Activity :
These students will spend the class time working on
two challenges and preparing a brief presentation for the rest of the
class showing the comparison of methods, and telling which is better and