Worksheet: Finding Area (Square Centimeters)

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Carefully cut out the square centimeters and use them to measure the shapes on the 2nd page.

A blank centimeter grid

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A 2 by 2 centimeter square
A 1 by 4 centimeter rectangle
A 3 by 2 centimeter rectangle
A 5 by 3 centimeter rectangle

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Related Resources

The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (3MD06) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Measurement Worksheet shown above.

Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).




Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:

Geometric measurement: understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to addition