Lesson Plan

Math at Mount Rushmore for Grades 3, 4 and 5

Mount Rushmore is made of many shapes.

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Grade Level:
Third Grade-Fifth Grade
Algebra, Geometry, Mathematics
Five 50-minute sessions
National/State Standards:
Geometry, Algebra, Measurement and Data for 3rd through 5th grades
Common Core Curriculum Standards (http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/mathematics)
3.G.2, 4.G.1, 4.G.2, 4.G.3


Students learn that more complex shapes can be partitioned into smaller, simpler, geometric shapes. Learners will be able to understand the concept of grids and symmetry, and be able to use them to make basic or more advanced area calculations.

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Last updated: April 10, 2015