Explore **area, volume, and squares** in this unit. Activities include playing a game and using manipulatives, a grid, cubes, and cereal boxes to work with area, volume, and squares. An online activity, a video, and worksheets are included to reinforce the concepts. This unit is designed to last **one week**, depending on how often you teach math.

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- Card stock
- Scissors
- A pencil

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- Manipulatives (toothpicks, paper clips, pattern blocks, etc.)
- A pencil

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- Card stock (for game board)
- 2 dice
- Colored pencils or markers

- Square blocks
- A pencil
- Paper

- A large number of 1" cubes made of wood or plastic
- Different-size rectangular household boxes (examples: cereal boxes, tea bag boxes, saltine cracker boxes…)
- Rulers
- A pencil and paper

- Math Journal
- Notebook paper or plain paper
- A pencil
- Crayons, colored pencils, or markers, if desired
- A hole punch

**Printables**:

- A printer and basic printing supplies
- A pencil

What is a Square | (no rating) |

Review the definition of a square in this lesson.

The Perimeter & Area of a Square | (no rating) |

Learn how to calculate the perimeter and area of a square.

How to Calculate Volume of a Cube | (no rating) |

Learn how to calculate the volume of a cube.

Volume Animation | (no rating) |

This page provides a visual demonstration of volume using animation.

Greatest & Least Area | (no rating) |

Play a card game to practice finding area in this activity.

Predict Area & Perimeter | (no rating) |

In this activity, you will use manipulatives to predict perimeter and area.

Rectangle Grid | (no rating) |

You will play a fun game to practice finding area for this activity.

Finding Volume Using Cubes | (no rating) |

In this activity, you will use cubes to demonstrate how to find volume.

Investigating Volume | (no rating) |

Use math manipulatives to discover the concept of volume.

What I Learned This Week | (no rating) |

Write in the math journal about things learned this week.

Calculating Area & Perimeter | (no rating) |

Use this worksheet to practice calculating area and perimeter.

Area & Perimeter of Rectangles | (no rating) |

Use this worksheet to practice calculating area and perimeter of rectangles.

Order Up the Volume | (no rating) |

Using this worksheet, you will figure out the volume for the shapes listed.

Cubes & Cuboids | (no rating) |

Find the volume of cubes and cuboids on this worksheet.

Volume Exploration | (no rating) |

Use this interactive to explore volume.

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