#### Skills

- Collaboration
- Creativity
- Critical Thinking

### External References

Math Area world Can be downloaded and imported into Minecraft: Education Edition

### Learning Objectives

- • To introduce area.
- • Students will be able to find the area of a rectangle or square by counting tiles and multiplying.

### Guiding Ideas

• Students explore the word **Area** - it is the space inside a shape

• Students will learn how to find the area of a rectangle or square.

• Consider the operations used to solve for area.

### Student Activities

Students will explore the Math area world

They will navigate and explore different aspects and methods of finding the area.

1) Build a structure with an area of 36 square units. Label it as building 1.

2) Build four different structures like pen, barn, coop etc with an area of 12 units. Label it a pen, barn, coop etc.

### Performance Expectations

They will build structures and demonstrate their understanding of the area.

* **All Learners** will be able to explain what is Area

* **Most Learners** will be able to calculate area by counting blocks

* **Some Learners** will be able to apply formulae for calculating an area

#### Skills

- Collaboration
- Creativity
- Critical Thinking

### External References

Math Area world Can be downloaded and imported into Minecraft: Education Edition