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grades 3–8

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3 pack 3x3 Post-it® Super Sticky Notes

Measure Area

Use Post-it® Notes to teach students how to calculate area.

Subject:
Math

Topics:
grades 3rd–8th, math, measuring, calculation

Author:
Valerie Wiehe

Materials:
3 pack 3 x 3 Post-it® Super Sticky Notes

Grade Level:
3rd–8th

Estimated Time:
20-40 min


Materials

01

Give each student a stack of 3" x 3" Post-it® Notes.

02

Have students use (and reuse) Post-it® Notes to measure - in square units - the area of items found in their desks: folders, textbooks, even the desk itself.



03

Younger students can record their findings using the number of square Post-it® Notes as the unit of measure. Older students can calculate the actual area in square inches by using the Post-it® Notes dimensions of 3" x 3" inches. Education icon

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