Education Technology

Area Formulas App

Published on 04/18/2006

Activity Overview

Students review the definition and area formula for the rectangle, square, parallelogram, triangle, trapezoid, and circle.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Follow the Activity procedures:

  • Select AreaForm option under the App menu
  • Review the definition and area formula for different shapes
  • View examples of area calculations
  • Answer the area quiz
  • After the Activity

    Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary