Unit 1, Lesson 8# Create square units (in, cm, dm, m, ft, yd) and use them to measure items and areas in the classroom

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 54 min(s)

In this lesson, students will need to use their knowledge of the units of length in order to build square units. By the end of the lesson students will be ablr to use square units to measure area. Prior Knowledge Needed: Experiences with finding the area of rectangles, counting square units, exposure to conversions (10 cm = 1 dm, 10 dm = 1 m, 100 cm = 1 m, 12 in = 1 ft, 3 ft = 1 yd), multiplication and division, using a ruler to accurately measure length.