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Introduction to Area PowerPoint

Teach Starter Publishing
PowerPoint, PDF | 22 pages | Grades: 2 - 3

An editable PowerPoint template to use when introducing the concept of area.

This comprehensive teaching presentation is the perfect resource to use when introducing the measurement concept of area.

What concepts are addressed in this area PowerPoint?

This PowerPoint addresses the following concepts:

  • an introduction to area
  • an explanation of how length and area are different
  • an introduction to the formal units used for measuring area (square inches and square feet)
  • an explanation of the formula used for calculating the area of rectangles (length x width)
  • examples to reinforce the concept.

Edit the slides to remove multiplication if you are introducing the concept of counting squares to find the area.

Enjoy the animated features of the slideshow!

This presentation uses the animation features of PowerPoint. To activate the interactive functions on this PowerPoint, ensure that you have ‘enabled editing’ and are viewing the PowerPoint as a ‘slide show’.


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