This Problem Set is a part of the Lesson 1, Unit 5, Grade 6. Students show the area formula for the region bounded by a parallelogram by composing it into rectangles. In order to participate in the discussions, each student needs the parallelogram templates attached to this lesson, along with the following: scissors, glue, ruler, and paper on which to glue their shapes. Answers will vary but could include quadrilaterals such as square, rectangle, parallelogram, rhombus, or trapezoid.