Area of Polygons
(recommended for elementary school grade teachers)
1. Area of Polygons toolkit (abridged version 2009)
2. Japanese Mathematics for Elementary School textbooks: Arithmetic grades 1 to 6, available from Global Education Resources (www.globaledresources.com).
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3. Japanese Elementary Course of Study: Arithmetic grades 1 to 6, available from Global Education Resources (www.globaledresources.com). Cost: $12.99 plus shipping.
4. Excerpts from the Japanese textbook Teachers' Manual - units related to the Area of Polygons.
5. Research Summary: Measurement of Geometric Objects © 2008 by Education Development Center, Inc. from Fostering Geometric Thinking. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Used with permission. All rights reserved. Please visit their website at www.heinemann.com for more teaching resources and services. (Password protected, see above).
6. Can you Find the Area? - DVD (©2003)
Lesson Plan - Grade 4 Video Clips
7. Seeing Shapes within Shapes
Lesson Plan - Grade 2 Video Clips
8. TIMSS - Grade 8 Lesson - Video Clip
9. Lesson Study Resources
10. Concept Map template.