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Math

FOR GRADES

3-5

5-8

TIME TO PLAY

Short

ASSESSMENTS TOOLS

SUBJECTSMath

GREAT FOR GRADES3-5, 5-8

AVG TIME TO PLAYShort (< 15)

ASSESSMENT TOOLS

COMMON CORE STANDARD ALIGNMENT

Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.

Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes; apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

Use tiling to show in a concrete case that the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths a and b + c is the sum of a × b and a × c. Use area models to represent the distributive property in mathematical reasoning.

Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.

Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces.^{1} Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.

Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.

Find the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths by tiling it, and show that the area is the same as would be found by multiplying the side lengths.

Recognize area as additive. Find areas of rectilinear figures by decomposing them into non-overlapping rectangles and adding the areas of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.

Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.

Multiply side lengths to find areas of rectangles with whole-number side lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems, and represent whole-number products as rectangular areas in mathematical reasoning.

Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).

A plane figure which can be covered without gaps or overlaps by n unit squares is said to have an area of n square units.

A square with side length 1 unit, called “a unit square,” is said to have “one square unit” of area, and can be used to measure area.