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 Area, Perimeter, Volume
Topics Standards:   NGMS-6  CCSS 6        NGMS-7  CCSS 7      NGMS-8 CCSS 8

Area (definition, unit squares, general formulas)
Areas of Triangles and Quadrilaterals (examples of formulas, situations)
Decompose to Find Area (composite shapes, decomposition)
Area on a Coordinate Grid (counting, box method = composing into rectangles)
Scale Drawings, Grids, and Area (dot grid, coordinate grid)
All

Basic Circle Information (parts of a circle)

Solids - Polyhedra & 3D Shapes (introduction to solids with polygon faces)
Prisms (definition, characteristics, brief volume/surface area formulas)
Pyramids (definition, characteristics, brief volume/surface area formulas, frustum)
Surface Area with Nets (Polyhedra - rt. (rect. & Δ) prisms, rt. rect.pyramids)
Surface Area (Polyhedra - right prisms and pyramids composed of Δs and trapezoids)
3-D Nets (templates for nets for the Platonic Solids)
Extra
Volume and Unit Cubes (unit cubes, fractional cubes, V = Bh discussion)
Volume of Boxes (Polyhedra - right rectangular prisms, formulas, examples)
Volume (Polyhedra - prisms and pyramids composed of triangles and trapezoids)
Cross Sections = Plane Sections (3D Slicing - rt. rect. prisms, rt. rect. pyramids)
Orthographic Projection (with 3D solids composed of cubes)
Extra
All

Solids - non-Polyhedra (introduction to solids with curves, brief formulas)
Cylinders (basic information, volume, surface area, cross sections)
Cones (basic information, volume, surface area, cross sections)
Spheres and Hemispheres (basic info, distance, volume, area, cross sections)

Reference
Reference Table for Solids (Volume and Surface Area)
Reference

 PRACTICE: • Practice with Perimeter • Practice with Area • Area Grid Practice • Practice with Area and Scale Drawings • Practice with Circumference and Area • Practice with Surface Area and Nets (rt. rect & Δ prisms, rt rect pyramids, cubes) • Practice with Surface Area (prisms, pyramids composed of Δs and trapezoids) • Practice: Volume - Unit Cubes and Boxes • Practice with Volume- Polyhedra (prisms, pyramids) • Practice with Objects Composed of Right Rectangular Prisms • Extra • Practice with Cross Sections - Polyhedra (slices parallel or perpendicular to base) • Practice with Cross Sections - non Polyhedra (parallel, perp, area, volume) • Practice with Volume- non-Polyhedra (cylinders, cones, spheres) • Vocabulary - Word Guess Game (topical vocabulary game - Level A) • Vocabulary - Word Guess Game (topical vocabulary game - Level B) • Vocabulary - Word Guess Game (topical vocabulary game - Level C)