Surface Area of Rectangular Prisms Guided Notes | 3D Shape Nets


Introduce 3D shape nets and surface area of rectangular prisms with this 12-page packet of self-contained lesson! Includes guided notes with doodles, color by number activity, in class practice problems sheet, and real life application. It works well as guided notes, graphic organizer, scaffolded notes, and interactive notebooks. Students learn the definition of surface area, how to draw and label 3D shape nets of rectangular prisms, practice drawing and solving for surface area (practice worksheets and color by code) and read about how surface area of ice cubes makes lemonade cooler (real life application). This product is part of the Geometry Surface Area and Volume BUNDLE!

Why you'll love this

It's print-and-go and artsy—if your students love color by number, color by code, or sketch notes, they'll love this 4-in-1 Doodle Notes & Practice lessons.

Standards covered...

CCSS6.G.A.4 Represent three-dimensional figures using nets made up of rectangles and triangles, and use the nets to find the surface area of these figures. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

So why is this product called 4-in-1?

Contains all 4 elements you need to teach, practice, review, and apply the math concepts.

  1. Guided Notes (teach)

  2. In Class Practice Sheet (practice)

  3. Review (color by number or doodle math or maze)

  4. Real Life Connection (application)

What's included... (10 pages total)

✅ Guided Notes (2 pages).

- how to draw 3D shape nets made up of rectangles & how to calculate surface area.

- match nets to its three dimensional figures

✅ Practice Problems (1 page)✅ Color by Number (1 page)

✅ Real Life Application (1 page)

✅ Answer Key (6 pages)

Great for…

⭐ Introductory Lessons

⭐ Graphic Organizers

⭐ Scaffolded Notes

⭐ Interactive Notebooks

⭐ Review Lessons

⭐ Class Discussions

⭐ Extra Practice

⭐ Homework

Reviews for my other products…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Karen S. - “Just a good fun activity during the holidays for practicing skills! Great product!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐️ Christine M. - “I put this out as an extra credit assignment for my 8th graders at the end of the square and cube roots unit.  The students who chose to do it seemed to enjoy the "doodle" part because it was different than a typical color by number task.  Thank you!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Carly S. - “My students really loved this and it worked really well in my classroom!”

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