During this engaging and interactive digital lesson, learners will receive direct instruction and practice adding and subtracting data using formulas in spreadsheet tables. Learners will experience using cell names and addresses to create formulas, entering data in a cell, and using the sum command.
Estimated Time:13 minutes
Score Type:Automatically Graded
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Vocabulary: cell address, data, formula, spreadsheet, summation function, table
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GeneralMathematics > Geometry > Formulas > General
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In this lesson, students find the perimeters of polygons. Students use the perimeter information to find out how much fencing the zoo needs in order to update the enclosures in the zoo's marsupial exhibit. You might want to reinforce with students how to find a polygon's perimeter. Students also subtract the length of one shared fence, so you might want to discuss why they would do this to find the total perimeters of two adjoining shapes.
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|S.5.b||Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.|
|1B-DA-06||Organize and present collected data visually to highlight relationships and support a claim. (P7.1)|
|1B-DA-07||Use data to highlight or propose cause-and-effect relationships, predict outcomes, or communicate an idea. (P7.1)|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2||Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2||Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.|
|Math.Practice.MP5||Use appropriate tools strategically.|