I got the idea for what I am doing for area from this post over at Jack of all Trades. I love how Leslie writes the title on the top of the page with certain things drawn in to remind them about the formulas. Like this-
So I am using her idea for each of the shapes we need to study in 7th grade. Here is what we did for rectangles today:
I plan on using colors and highlighting the sides you need to find the area of each specific shape. Hopefully it helps!
Here are the shapes I will be using for the notes in case you want them…