Access Point #: MAFS.3.MD.3.AP.6a

Measure area of rectangles by counting unit squares.
Number: MAFS.3.MD.3.AP.6a
Category: Access Point
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Geometric measurement: understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to addition. : Major Cluster

• Don’t … Sort clusters from Major to Supporting, and then teach them in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.