Area Lesson

Teacher: Roopali Bali
Subject and grade level: Math, 5th grade
Location: Campbell, CA
Brief Description: Math lesson on the area of rectangles, parallelograms and triangles
Classroom context:

K-5 elementary school in an urban/suburban community in Northern California. Students: 27 total; of these, 9 were English learners (mostly Intermediate), and 2 were once considered ELs but reclassified Fluent English Proficient. This lesson took place in early March, about seven months into the school year and before the start of the annual statewide testing.

Part 1 - Lesson launch

Part 2 - Area of rectangles

Part 3 - Area of parallelograms

Part 4 - Area of triangles