Grade 3 Mathematics Module 4, Topic D, Overview

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Topic D creates an opportunity for students to solve problems involving area (3.MD.7b).  Students decompose and/or compose composite regions into non-overlapping rectangles, find the area of each region, and add or subtract to determine the total area of the original shape.  This leads students to design a simple floor plan that conforms to given area specifications (3.MD.7d).

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Common Core Learning Standards

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3.MD.6 Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised...
3.MD.7 Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.

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