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Grade 6 - Shape and Space

Standard 6.SS.3 - Find the area of squares and rectangles.

Included Skills:

Develop and apply a formula for determining the:
perimeter of polygons
area of rectangles
volume of right rectangular prisms.

Achievement Indicators
Students who have achieved this outcome(s) should be able to:
- Explain, using models, how the perimeter of any polygon can be determined.
- Generalize a rule (formula) for determining the perimeter of polygons, including rectangles and squares.
- Explain, using models, how the area of any rectangle can be determined.
- Generalize a rule (formula) for determining the area of rectangles.
- Explain, using models, how the volume of any right rectangular prism can be determined.
- Generalize a rule (formula) for determining the volume of right rectangular prisms.
- Solve a given problem involving the perimeter of polygons, the area of rectangles and/or the volume of right rectangular prisms.

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