Lesson 6 Different Square Units (Part 1)
Let’s learn about different units we can use to measure area.
Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Squares, Squares
What do you notice? What do you wonder?
Activity 1 Same Rectangle, Different Units
Your teacher will give you two kinds of grid paper. Use them to create a rectangle for each expression.
Partner 1: Use grid 1.
Partner 2: Use grid 2.
Activity 2 What’s the Area?
Estimate how many square centimeters and inches it will take to tile this square.
square inches (estimate)
square centimeters (estimate)
Use the inch grid and centimeter grid to find the area of the square
Write a multiplication expression that describes the rows and columns in the square and can tell us the area in each unit.
Here are two squares. One of the squares is a square centimeter and one of them is a square inch.
Which square is a square centimeter? Which square is a square inch? Explain how you know.