Learning Intentions (Objectives)
- Students will develop the formulas for the area of a rectangle, parallelogram, triangle, trapezoid, and circle by establishing how they are developed from one another.
- Students will apply the formulas to solve for areas of these shapes.
Standards Addressed in the Lesson
- Explore (Area and Perimeter)
- Explore (Area of Triangles and Trapezoids)
- Watch (Area of Circles)
- Practice (Area of Circles)
- Try This! (Modifying Rectangles)