Are you looking for a way to go digital? This area of composite rectangles activity makes a great worksheet alternative. It includes 20 engaging digital activity cards that work perfectly with Google Drive and Google Classroom. For each card students will need to use the line tool in Google Slides to draw a line that divides the figure into two rectangles. Students will then find the area of each of the rectangles before adding to find the total area of the figure. Your students will get beneficial practice in an engaging digital format.
What you get:
- 20 digital task cards in Google Slides format
- Directions for using this resource with the top education apps
Why I use this with my students:
- When working in “edit” mode in Google Slides, students can use the line tool to decompose the composite figures into separate rectangles.
- Digital activities increase my student’s enthusiasm for learning
- Digital activities are bright and colorful unlike the typically bland worksheet.
✔ You will need a free Google account to access these files.
Why Should You Go Digital?
- Paperless – No printing, no copying!
- Digital file does not clutter your filing cabinets!
- Infuse technology
- Access from any computer
- Increases student engagement
This digital resource was designed to support TEKS 3.6D – decompose composite figures formed by rectangles into non-overlapping rectangles to determine the area of the original figure using the additive property of area
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