# Area

## SMART Board Notebook Lessons

Area (Counting Squares)
Students learn how to determine basic area in this SMART Board Notebook lesson. Students will determine the area of each shape in square units, based on how many squares are able to fit inside the shape. Students will also draw their own shape according to the length and width dimensions given. Answers will vary. This lesson is excellent for developing critical thinking skills.
Area of Rectangles - Basic
In this SMART Board Notebook lesson, students will calculate basic area of rectangles. Multiply the base by the height to calculate the area of the various rectangles. Interactive features include "write your answer," and "circle the correct answer."
Area of Rectangles - Intermediate
Students use intermediate skills to calculate the area of rectangles. Multiply the base by the height to find the area for each problem. Multiple-step problems are included. Interactive features include "write your answer," and "touch the correct answer."
Area of Right Triangles
This SMART Board Notebook lesson will help students to practice calculating the area of right triangles. Students will use the formula for area of right triangles to solve these problems. Interactive Whiteboard lesson includes a follow-along worksheet.
Introduction to Area
Introduce area with this Smartboard lesson. This lesson includes several activities, such as counting square units, reading squared notation, and multiplying to find the area of rectangles and squares.