Math Project-Based Learning: Area & Perimeter of Rectangles | 4th Grade Math

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Math Project-Based Learning: Area & Perimeter of Rectangles | 4th Grade Math

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Description

This 5-day project-based math resource applies math concepts in a real-world scenario to teach students about area and perimeter. In this 5-day unit, students will calculate the area and perimeter of rectangles in order to build a clubhouse. This math project is engaging and authentic. Plus, it’s available as both a digital and print resource.

 

This project-based math resource covers concepts of area and perimeter and is aligned with the following 4th Grade Math Common Core State Standard:

 

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.MD.A.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.

 

This resource is available in both Printable & Digital Google Slides versions.

 

What’s included in this resource:

  • Background Knowledge: Using a KWL, students will build background knowledge around clubhouse ideas and begin planning their clubhouse.
  • Area and Perimeter Concepts: Using the included instructional pages, students will learn the difference between area and perimeter.
  • Calculate Perimeter: Using the included instructional pages, students will learn how to calculate the perimeter of a rectangle using the perimeter formula.
  • Plan the Clubhouse Base: Using perimeter concepts, students will design a clubhouse base.
  • Calculate Area: Using the included instructional pages, students will learn how to calculate the area of a rectangle using the area formula.
  • Plan the Clubhouse Walls: Using area concepts, students will design the walls of the clubhouse.
  • Finalize Design: Using area and perimeter concepts, students will add details to their clubhouse design and calculate the final measurements of their clubhouse.
  • Plan Materials: Using area and perimeter concepts, students will plan how much material they need to purchase to build their clubhouse.
  • Add Details: Using area and perimeter concepts, students will add details, such as furniture and decoration, to their clubhouse design.
  • Add a Sign: Students will design a sign to hang on their clubhouse.
  • Wrap Up: Students will write up their final clubhouse plan and explain their decisions.

 

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