## Lesson Overview

Students will review area and perimeter then complete a project with a group where they will showcase their knowledge.

Duration

Multiple days

Lesson Type

Project Based Lesson

## Essential Question

What is the difference between area and perimeter, and how can we calculate each to understand the space and boundaries of shapes?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

3, 4

- Popsicle sticks – small, medium, large
- Pipe Cleaners
- Scissors
- Notebook paper
- Construction paper
- Glue
- Tape
- Paint (remind them they will not actually need the amount of cups they figured up in the problem)
- Cardboard (to glue painted paper on)
- Hot glue
- Poster board

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- 3.MGSR Measurement, Geometry, and Spatial Reasoning
- 3.MGSR.1 Solve area and perimeter problems in real-world and mathematical situations
- 3.MGSR.1.1 Determine the area of squares and rectangles presented in relevant problems by covering the space with square units and counting the total number of units needed
- 3.MGSR.1.2 Determine the perimeter of regular and irregular triangles and quadrilaterals with known side lengths
- 3.MGSR.1.3 Determine if a real-world situation is an example of the need for finding the area or the perimeter of a figure

- 3.MGSR.1 Solve area and perimeter problems in real-world and mathematical situations
- 4.MGSR Measurement, Geometry, and Spatial Reasoning

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