This is about Covers It! Strategies for Finding Area
Tutita Casa, Ann Spinelli, M. Gavin
October 2006, Volume 13, Issue 3, Page 168
How teachers guided their students in their conceptual understanding of area as a measure of covering. Classroom teachers will learn how students derived various strategies to estimate the area of irregular shapes, they wrote about these strategies, and the teachers utilized their writing and gave feedback to help guide instruction.
Connections / Applications
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof