In Square Off, students use their knowledge of area and perimeter to capture as many alien spaceships as possible. The greater the area surrounded, the more points they earn. Guide students to realize that more points are earned for a square than any rectangle with the same perimeter, and talk with them about the relationship between perimeter and area that they experienced during game play.
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn what fractions are and how they are used. Students also use hands-on materials to explore fraction amounts in a cooperative learning activity. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »