Area, Surface Area, and Volume

Module 5:  Area, Surface Area, and Volume

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Topic A:  Area of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Polygons (6.G.A.1)
Lesson 1:  Area of Parallelograms Through Rectangle Facts
         LZ1058--  How to find the area of a parallelogram by relating it to a rectangle
Lesson 2:  Area of Right Triangles
          LZ1883-- Finding the area of a right triangle
Lesson 3-4:  Area of All Triangles Using Height and Base
         Video:  How to find area of any triangle
Lesson 5:  Area of Polygons Through Composition and Decomposition
          LZ1061-- Using regular shapes to find the area of irregular polygons
Lesson 6:  Area in the Real World
         Problem solving using area.  (1 problem)

Topic B:  Polygons on the Coordinate Plane (6.G.A.3)
Lesson 7:  Distance on the Coordinate Plane
          LZ1068  Finding distance on a coordinate plane
Lesson 8:  Drawing Polygons in the Coordinate Plane
         LZ1065  Drawing Polygons using coordinates on a coordinate plane
Lesson 9:  Determining Perimeter and Area of Polygons on the Coordinate Plane
          LZ1066  Finding area/perimeter of polygons on a coordinate plane
Lesson 10:  Distance, Perimeter, and Area in the Real World


Topic C:  Volume of Right Rectangular Prisms (6.G.A.2)
Lesson 11:  Volume with Fractional Edge Lengths and Unit Cubes
            LZ1799-- Review:  Count cubes to find Volume
            LZ1062-- Volume of rectangular prism using cubes            
Lesson 12:  From Unit Cubes to Formulas for Volume
             LZ1063-- Volume of rectangular prism by developing a formula
Lesson 13:  The Formulas for Volume
Lesson 14:  Volume in the Real World
             Word problems- Practice

Topic D:  Nets and Surface Area (6.G.A.2, 6.G.A.4)
Lesson 15:  Representing Three-Dimensional Figures Using Nets
             LZ1219- Identifying 3D figures with nets
             Great site to explore mentally folding up nets to make a cube
             Explore several 3D shapes and nets
Lesson 16:  Constructing Nets
              LZ1220- Rectangular prisms
              LZ1223- Triangular prisms
              Site to view 3D objects and their nets
              Create your own nets
Lesson 17:  From Nets to Surface Area
              LZ1221- Using congruent faces to find surface area of a rectangular prism
              LZ1222- Surface area of rectangular prisms
              LZ1224- Surface area of triangular prisms
Lesson 18:  Determining Surface Area of Three-Dimensional Figures
             See videos in lesson 17
Lesson 19:  Surface Area and Volume in the Real World
             LZ1226- Word problems involving surface area
             LZ1486- Using area, surface area, and volume
Lesson 19a:  Add-on Lesson for modeling-- Applying Surface Area and Volume to Aquariums (optional lesson)