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CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.5 Recognize Area As...

CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.5 - Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.


CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.5.a - A square with side length 1 unit, called "a unit square" is said to have "one square unit" of area, and can be used to measure area.


CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.5.b - A plane figure which can be covered without gaps or overlaps by n unit squares is said to have an area of n square units.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.5 Recognize Area As An Attribute Of Plane Figures And Understand... Measurement and Data - 3rd Grade Mathematics Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

  1. Area of rectangles - Move the orange dots and create your own plane figure to see the area.
  2. Area of rectangles - The video shows varied exercises about the area of rectangles, also including some practice exercises.
  3. Convert units of area and volume - Examples of how to measure with units
  4. Estimate the area - Worksheet; Estimate the area of the figure in square units.
  5. Find the Area - Worksheet; Find the area of each figure. Label your answer in square units.
  6. Finding the Area of Rectangles - This video explains how to find the area of a plane figure using units
  7. Introduction to plane figures - This video discusses how to find the areas in various types of plane figures



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