Your students will love learning to use to represent the using the hands-on activities in these . You will love the ready-made ! This Area and Distributive Property resource is perfect to guide a whole class lesson or to use for math stations, review or tutoring. This Simple and Easy-to-Use lesson is designed for 3rd grade students and aligns to CCSS 3.MD.C.7c.
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- Teaches students how to create equations from models to prove the distributive property
- Teaches students how to use the “fill color” tool in Google Slides to shade models that represent equations
- Walks students through the Google Slides activities they will complete
- Is approximately 5 minutes
- Student Devices must have access to You-Tube to view the Video Lesson
⭐Many of the , so through the activity .
- Using Tools in Google Slides to shade rectangles to Match Equations
- Engaging practice with Movable Pieces
- Matching Activities
- Creating Equations to Match Models
- Video Lesson with Activity Instructions
- 13 Interactive Activities
- Teacher Key in separate Google Slides™ doc that can be assigned to students to check their work at home with their parents
- PDF with a link to make a copy of the Google Slides™ in your Google Drive
- Directions on how to assign the Google Slides™ activity to students in Google Classroom™
CCSS.3.MD.C.7c Use tiling to show in a concrete case that the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths a and b + c is the sum of a × b and a × c. Use area models to represent the distributive property in mathematical reasoning.
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Area Lesson 1: Understand the Concept of Area by filling Rectangles with Square Units
Area Lesson 2: Find Area by Multiplying the Number of Rows by the number of Unit Squares in Each Row
Area Lesson 3: Multiplying Whole Number Side Lengths to find Area
Area Lesson 4: Area of Irregular Shapes using Unit Squares
Area Lesson 5: Area of Irregular Shapes using Side Lengths
Area Lesson 6 *This Resource*: Use Area Models to Prove the Distributive Property
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