Lesson 4 Tiny House: Design and Solve
Let’s design a tiny house.
Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Tiny Houses
What do you notice? What do you wonder?
Activity 1 Design a Tiny House
Here is an image of the inside of a converted school bus.
Choose the type of tiny house you will design. Be sure to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each type and how you’ll use the area.
8 ft x 20 ft
8 ft x 10 feet downstairs
8 ft x 8 feet upstairs
7 ft x 14 feet
Create a design for your tiny house. Be sure to include:
windows and a door
furniture and any other details you think are important
Activity 2 Ask, Revise, and Answer
Write two questions about your tiny house design:
one question that involves area
one question that involves perimeter
Work with a partner to answer your own questions about your tiny house design. Make any revisions to your questions if needed.
Find a new partner. Answer their questions about their tiny house design.