Sketch a map
of the classroom 
Sketch the classroom's shape
and the location of its walls, windows, doorways, and closets. Students
can work alone or in teams. 

Measure the length
and width of the room 
Include the width of the windows,
doorways, and closets, and the distance to walls from each side
of the windows, doorways, and closets. Round up to the nearest
inch (or centimeter). Click here for measurement
tips. 
Calculate
the area and perimeter of the floor 
Remember to use the correct
units (such as square feet or square meters). You will need this
information later for the scale drawing. 