Elementary Mathematics

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Finding the Area of Polygons

The Square Counting Shortcut

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Suggested Dates:

January 13- January 17

Estimated Duration: 5 days

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Mathematical understanding is strengthened when students make connections between concepts. How can you help students connect the work with scaled pictographs to multiplication?

Suggestions for students who are struggling...

Suggestions for students who fully understand...

area, square units

scaled picture graph

key, symbol, units

Geometric measurement: understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to addition.

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Represent and interpret data

Link to CCSS Unpacking Document-Updated Sept. '15