This unit requires practice, so most of my focus was on practice worksheets. The notes for this unit are very basic.

I forget where I got the area and perimeter handout originally, but I re-formatted the handout so it could be included as a notebook page.

Then we took notes on lateral areas, volume, and surface area and volume of spheres.

The most interesting thing we did for this unit was a reference sheet foldable. The reference sheet our state uses requires editing. I emphasize that students need to know three changes to make to the reference sheet. #1: The volume formula for prisms is not included, I remind them to write it down. #2: The volume of a cylinder formula is given as V=Bh, but the base area of a cylinder is always pi times radius squared. #3: The volume of a cone formula has the same problem. They give V=1/3Bh, but the base area needs to be changed to pi times radius squared. I had students cut the cylinder and cone formulas into flaps so they could write the correct formula underneath.

Overall this unit went well. The only thing that I would change would be to allow more time for independent practice.

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