Techniques and Formulas
Explore the concept of surface area using blocks.
Recognize surface area as a measurement of 3D shapes.
Understand surface area is the measurement of the exterior layer of something (the total area of the surface of a 3D object).
Surface Area, Area, Length, Width, Height
Created shapes using blocks and determined the surface area of the shapes
Created shapes that match a specified surface area
Identity, compare, and manipulate different types of fractions.
Understand that fractions represent quantities that have a portion that is less than a whole.
Understand that fractions with different numerators and denominators can represent the same size.
Simplify a fraction to its lowest terms.
Use understandings of factors to simplify fractions.
Fraction, Denominator, Numerator, Equivalent, Simplify
Found fractions that are equivalent
Practiced simplifying and expanding fractions to determine equivalence
Added and subtracted fractional values