# Area Fun Using a Grid

Skill:

Determine the area of rectangles, squares, and composite figures using nonstandard units, grids, and standard units in number and word problems.

# Area Fun Using a Grid

Build your own figures on a grid using unit squares to explore areas of rectangles, squares, and composite shapes in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.*

### Open-ended question

If each side of the unit square is 1 inch, what will be the unit measure used for area?

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