Students will learn how to find the volume of prisms. They'll do this by finding the area of the front face, then multiplying that by the length of the prism. These problems are good for reinforcing area formulas. Students can consider triangular prisms, right rectangular prisms, or any shape where the area of the front face can be determined by a known formula. Here's a good video.

Next, give your students these challenges:

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- Calendar Sorting by NRICH
- Slow Coach by NRICH

Conclude by leading this investigation:

Lichen Puzzles – multiplication and subtraction

by MathPickle