Unit 1, Lesson 2# Compare the sizes of rectangles by cutting and reconfiguring them

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 48 min(s)

By the end of the lesson students will determine the area of rectanglesDescribe the process of finding the area of rectangles as covering or tiling a two-dimensional surface, compare the areas of rectangles by cutting and reconfiguring them into similar dimensions. Materials: Rectangle Comparison Sheet, 2 sheets per group of 4-5 Ordering Rectangles demonstration set (cut from Comparison sheet) 1 index card per student, 2 congruent construction paper rectangles, different colors, chart paper or large construction paper, scissors.