This Surface Area Activity Bundle includes 6 classroom activities to support 8th grade surface area of rectangular prisms, surface area of triangular prisms, surface area of cylinders and problem solving with surface area.
These hands-on and engaging activities are all easy to prep! Students are able to practice and apply concepts with these surface area activities, while collaborating and having fun! Math can be fun and interactive!
Standards: TEKS (8.7B)
What is included in the 8th grade TEKS Surface Area Activity Bundle?
Six hands-on activities that can be utilized in pairs or groups of 3-4. All activities include any necessary recording sheets and answer keys.
- Mazes: surface area of rectangular prisms
- Cut and Paste: surface area of triangular prisms
- Find It and Fix It: surface area of prisms
- Scavenger Hunt: surface area of cylinders
- He Said, She Said: surface area unit review
- Performance Task: surface area unit review
How to use this resource:
- Use as a whole group classroom activity
- Use in a small group for additional remediation, tutoring, or enrichment
- Use as an alternative homework or independent practice assignment
- Incorporate within our Surface Area Unit to support the mastery of concepts and skills.
Time to Complete:
- Most activities can be utilized within one class period. Performance tasks summarize the entire unit and may need 2-3 class periods. However, feel free to review the activities and select specific problems to meet your students’ needs and time specifications. There are multiple problems to practice the same concepts, so you can adjust as needed.
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