Discovering the Surface Area of a Cylinder

Grade 7 / Math / Constructivist
CCSS: Math.7.G.B.6

Common Core State Standards




Grade 7




Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume


Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.

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Lesson Objective
Discover and apply the formula for the surface area of a cylinder
27 min
Questions to Consider
What is the effect of using the "Think Tank" and "Be Heard" strategies?
How does cold calling with playing cards affect the class discussion?
How does the use of multiple sizes of cylinders support generalization?
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