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?
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