Lesson 3: Area and perimeter: word problems

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Warmup: You are going to find the area of each figure by the number of unit squares that covers the entire surface. The unit square is colored pink in the applet below, and covers an area of 1 square unit. Click in each figure to fill it with unit squares. Find the area by counting the squares.

Activity #1 (30 minutes)

1. Topic: (Applet).

2. Explainer Video: Area and perimeter: word problems.

Practice Exercise (30 minutes).

Topic: Area and perimeter: word problems.

Quiz Time – (Two sets: 30 minutes).

Topic: Area and perimeter: word problems(to be taken while you are logged in).

  1. An applet.
  2. An explainer video on "Area and perimeter: word problems".
  3. A skills exercise from the IXL website on "Area and perimeter: word problems". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty. 
  4. Two sets of quizzes on "Area and perimeter: word problems". The questions exhibit an increasing order of difficulty, and an average score of 80% expected.