Lesson Plan

Area & Circumference of a Circle

Area & Circumference of a Circle
Bonnie N.
Technology coordinator
Deshler High School
Deshler, United States
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English-Language Learning, Health & Wellness

Students will be able to...find the area and circumference of a circle.

Students will be able to...recognize the differences between perimeter and area.


Grades 6 – 8
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1 Hook & Direct Instruction & Guided Practice (3Fer!)

Use this EdPuzzle Quiz or make your own for the YouTube Video. Have students watch the video and take the quiz.

Student Instructions

Watch the video and participate in the quiz.

2 Practice & Wrap Up

Activity: Exploring

Use the packet for stations for your students to follow and learn more about Circumference and Area of a Circle.

Books: Sir Cumference and the First Round Table
 Sir Cumference and the Dragons of Pi by Cindy Neuschwander and Wayne Geehan.
Activity - worksheets.

Fortune Teller Instructions on page 11.
Have students make the Fortune teller and pair up to tell each other's fortunes!

I Have Who Has - Circumference of a Circle with recording sheet. Students can group together or work separately and use their recording sheet.

Worksheet for wrap up/homework/or extra practice- There is even a straight up worksheet for students to work through and an answer key just for you!

Student Instructions

Teachers, please use your own directions for your students depending upon which parts of this you want to use.