Teaching Area and Perimeter


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One difficulty when teaching area calculations is that _____.

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1. Which of the following would be effective examples for presenting an area measurement?

2. If the students pace out the length and width of a football field, what approach might aid their visualization of the square yards involved with area measurement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions of this assessment are about how to teach area and perimeter. You will be asked about difficulties that can be encountered and possible solutions for those difficulties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz focuses on the following:

  • A difficulty with teaching calculation of area
  • Effective examples for presenting an area measurement
  • An approach that might aid students' visualization of square yards in area measurement if the students pace out the length and width of a football field
  • A way to introduce a process for circle perimeter calculation
  • The value of a word problem as a way to introduce area calculations

Skills Practiced

You will practice skills like:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding use of word problems and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples for presenting area measurement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a way to introduce a process for calculating the perimeter of a circle

Additional Learning

The lesson named Teaching Area and Perimeter provides more information on this topic. Take a look at:

  • Concepts to make area and perimeter fun to learn
  • Square measurements vs. linear ones
  • Definition and examples of squared units