Lesson Plan: Area of Rectangles | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Area of Rectangles | Nagwa

# Lesson Plan: Area of Rectangles Mathematics • 3rd Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to find the area of a rectangle on unit grids using multiplication and the distributive property and solve problems involving the area of rectangles.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• find the area of rectangles using repeated addition or skip counting,
• connect multiplication arrays to rectangles made up of unit squares,
• use multiplication to find the area of a rectangle,
• use the distributive property to find the area of a rectangle,
• solve problems involving areas of rectangles.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• repeated addition and skip counting,
• counting unit squares to find the area,
• multiplication facts through ,
• comparing and ordering whole numbers.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• the formula for the area of a rectangle,
• polygons other than rectangles,
• measuring area in units other than square units.

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