Unit 1, Lesson 10# Determine the reasonable unit for area, then solve mathematical and real world area problems involving metric units

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 53 min(s)

By the end of the lesson students will use multiplication or addition to find the area of a rectangle with whole number side lengths. Vocabulary: area, square units, dimensions. This lesson will have students apply estimation skills and find the area of rectangles using metric units. The opening problem provides an opportunity for students to consider the sizes of the units and make a reasonable estimate.