How much space does the bed cover? Use your tiles go determine how much space the bed covers.
Two ways to record square feet There are two ways to record square feet. Write these in your math journals. 18 sq ft OR 18 ft 2
What is Area? Area is the amount of space a shape takes up. Record the definition of area in your math journals.
Estimating Area You are going to estimate the area of several shapes round our school. Remember, an estimate tells us about how many. You will estimate the area of each shape in square feet, using your color tiles as a tool.
Scavenger Hunt – Inside 1.Rectangular shape in hall 2.Tile design in hall 3. Glass Window in hall 4. Bottom part of bathroom wall
Scavenger Hunt continued… 5. Exterior Door Window Pane 6. Water Fountain Rug 7. Black Millionaire poster 8. Front Side of Book Cabinet
Small Tile Observation Observe everything you can about the your tile. Discuss your observations. Record your observations in your math notebook.
Color Tiles What is the area of one floor tile in square inches? Work in your group to determine how many square inches are in one floor tile. With a partner in your group, create a poster to explain how you found the area of the tile.