Here are two different versions of a game where students roll dice to create rectangles and then find the area. In one version students count square units. In the second version they apply the formula for area.

This 4 page lesson includes a page that details the formulas for finding the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, parallelogram and trapezoid. The second and third pages are practice problems. Answer Keys included!

A handy chart for cutting sizes and finished sizes for cutting side and corner setting triangles for quilts. 2" through 23" in finished block size. DLW