Perimeter Teacher Resources

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Perimeter of a Polygon

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this measurement math lesson, elementary schoolers define perimeter and measure the perimeter of common objects. They solve problems using the perimeter formula and complete a related worksheet.
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Perimeters of Squares and Rectangles

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
If you're looking for some perimeter practice problems for beginners, you've found them! Learners reference an example that takes them through the steps of finding the perimeter of a square or rectangle. Then, they complete nine on their...
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Calculating and Measuring Perimeters of Polygons

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
If you're teaching 3rd or 4th grade math, this presentation is a must have. It defines perimeter and polygons, then describes the process by which perimeter is determined through pair share discussion and critical thinking questions....
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Perimeter: The Distance around a Shape

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A few good questions move this lesson right along. Young mathematicians use critical-thinking skills as they learn how to determine the perimeter of various shapes. They determine perimeter first by measuring and adding the lengths of...
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What's the Perimeter?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Find the perimeter of squares and rectangles with a straightforward worksheet. An example at the top of the page shows third graders how to find the perimenter, along with the addition problem necessary to find it. Pupils then work on...
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Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Have your class practice finding the perimeter of several given shapes. This slide show includes a definition and example of how to find perimeter along with several practice problems for the class to solve.
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Study Jams! Perimeter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Follow this engaging slide show on the calculation of polygon perimeter with some hands-on measurement of perimeters to solidify the concepts. On this webpage there are interactive assessment questions and links to related resources by...
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Perimeter

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Discover the distance all the way around. The video introduces the concept of the perimeter of a figure. An explanation shows how to find the perimeter of a variety of polygons along with regular polygons. The presentation highlights the...
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Pitch Perimeters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Teach your class how to calculate the perimeter of a rectangle with this handy visual aid. Perimeter is described and calculated. Next, students are shown a rectangle and asked to determine the perimeter and discuss their strategies....
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Perimeter of a Semi-Circle

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Surround yourself with knowledge about perimeter. An informative video shows viewers how to find the perimeter of a semicircle. It begins with an explanation of calculating the length of the semicircular arc and ends with adding on the...
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Perimeter Problem - Enrichment 6.2

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders work with a partner or small group, choose to measure their gym or playground, use an appropriate measuring tool and record the data, convert the measurements in inches, feet, yards, and miles, and answer related word...
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Rectangle Perimeter 2

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
While this activity is centered around expressions that represent the perimeter of a rectangle, it also hits at the fundamental concept of equivalent expressions, simplifing expressions, and like-terms. Classmates express their...
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Plot My Perimeter

For Students 4th - 6th
In this perimeter activity, students draw 6 different shapes on a grid based on clues and answer questions about each shape. Next students draw as many shapes as possible with perimeters of 24 units and 16 units.
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Pentagon's Perimeter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show your class how to use the distance formula to find the perimeter. Using a pentagon on a coordinate plane, pupils calculate the perimeter. They use the coordinates of the vertices of the pentagon to determine the length of sides. Two...
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Perimeter

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this solving the perimeter of rectangles worksheet, students use the given measurements to find the perimeters. Students solve 6 problems.
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Perimeter of Polygons in Word Problems

For Students 2nd - 4th
Can your scholars find the perimeter of Peter's square of gold? They examine the shape and are given it's four equal side measurements in millimeters. Learners solve for the perimeter and should be reminded to include units in their...
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Perimeter: Rectangles, Triangles, and L-Shapes

For Students 4th - 5th
In this perimeter instructional activity, students use the given measurements to find the perimeter of a variety of shape. They find the perimeter of 12 shapes which include rectangles, triangles, and irregular polygons which include...
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Perimeter of Rectangles

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this perimeter worksheet, students find the perimeter of 4 rectangles.  Students find the perimeter given sketches of each rectangle with two sides labeled.
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Rectangle Perimeter 1

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Creating an expression to represent the perimeter of a rectangle is a fundamental beginning skill in learning how to use and define variables. This activity starts with the basics and can be followed up with additional tasks. 
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Rectangle Perimeter 3

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
This activity looks at writing expressions to represent perimeter of a rectangle and then considers the concept of equivalent expressions and the distributive property in more detail. 
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Coordinates and Perimeters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a lesson containing a great activity based on coordinates, and the perimeters of shapes created using a given set of coordinates. After youngsters creat a shape on a grid based on some coordinate pairs, they must identify which...
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Perimeter of Regular Polygon

For Students 5th - 7th
In this perimeter activity, students find the perimeter of five regular polygons. The dimension of one side is given.
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Find the Width of a Rectangle Given the Perimeter

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Gardening sure requires a lot of math! Scholars determine the width of a rectangular garden box given its length and perimeter. They then solve for w in the perimeter formula at the conclusion of the brief YouTube video.
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It's Around There Somewhere! Perimeter, and Circumference

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the concept of building equations for perimeter and circumference. Learners use rulers to measure the perimeter of half a sheet of paper.  Then fold the sheet of paper numerous times, each time measuring perimeter.  Learners use...

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