Hendersons "Honeybee" Hive

4th Grade Mathematics Lesson

Buzzy Bee's Scavenger Hunt for the Area and Perimeter of a Rectangle

**Hello Students! It's your pal Buzzy Bee here and I need your help to understand how to find the area and perimeter of a rectangle. Can you answer the questions below to help?**

Does the song tell us that the perimeter is the inside or the outside of a rectangle?

Does the song tell us that the area is the inside or the outside of a rectangle?

In order to find the area of a rectangle, you need a formula.

What is the formula for the area of a rectangle?

In order to find the perimeter of a rectangle, you need a formula.

What is the formula for the perimeter of a rectangle?

What is another way to solve for the perimeter of a rectangle?

How do you determine the area of a rectangle by applying the formula?

How do you determine the perimeter of a rectangle by applying the formula?

Can you apply your skills to find the area and perimeter of an irregular rectangle?

What are some real world uses for being able to find the area of a rectangle?

What are some real world uses for being able to find the perimeter of a rectangle?

**Standards Addressed in this Scavenger Hunt**

National Mathematics Standards:

Develop, understand, and use formulas to find the area of rectangles and related triangles and parallelogram

Develop strategies for estimating the perimeters, areas, and volumes of irregular shapes

Georgia Performance Standard:

MCC4.MD.3 Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.

NETS (Technology Standards)

2. Communication and Collaboration: Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.

d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.

3. Research and Information Fluency: Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media

6. Technology Operations and Concepts: Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations.

b. Select and use applications effectively and productively