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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
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Is That Measurement Stuff For Real, Life?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders engage in a series of activities which show them the importance of using different types of measurement strategies. One of the primary goals of the lesson is to show learners that measurement is helpful in many...
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Multiplication Facts up to 10 X 10

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a presentation that's chock full of great tips on how to memorize multiplication facts, and how to calculate the area of shapes that aren't perfect squares or rectangles. Many good problems are in each of the slides. A great...
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Area and Perimeter: Santa Style

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What a fantastic resource! The class practices finding the area and perimeter of various regular and irregular shape by first counting the grid squares inside each shape, and then by using the traditional formula. The process is fully...
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Gotcha Covered, Pardner!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young geometers use the interactive website Cyberchase to practice calculating both area and perimeter. Real world problems encourage learners to discover that we use math each and every day. 
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Secret Formulas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners calculate the perimeter of rectangles and squares. They imagine trying to build a fence around a yard or trying to determine how much paint they need to paint a room. They also develop formulas and procedures for determining the...
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Math Mammoth End of the Year Test - Grade 3

For Students 3rd
In this comprehensive diagnostic test worksheet, learners examine, study, calculate and solve 38 math problems. They work with a variety of basic math concepts and word problems.
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A World of Symmetry: Math-Geometry

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Define and identify the three basic forms of symmetry translation, rotation, and glides with your class. They cut out and arrange paper pattern blocks to illustrate symmetry, create a Cartesian graph, and design a rug with a symmetrical...
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Map Your School

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners participate in a project to map their school. They measure and graph various areas around the school. Students find the longitude and latitude of the school and research the school's history, and highlight special important areas.
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The Ultimate Classroom: R & D

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Redecorate a classroom on a budget. Middle schoolers rebuild a classroom after a disaster. They conduct Internet research to determine construction supplies needed and the most cost effective way to reach the predetermined results. They...
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Maya Ball

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Sure the ancient Mayan civilization had an advanced calendar and mathematical system, but did you know that they also played a great team sport like basketball? Invite your learners to discover the great ballcourt at Chichen Itza and...
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Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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Section 2.5 - Problem Solving (Part B)

For Students 7th - 12th
Trying to figure out the perimeter of a geometric figure? Here are a few word problems to set up algebraic equations to solve for perimeter. There are also some word problems to set up algebraic equations to solve for angles in a...
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Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Another good presentation by Christine Berg is here for you. In it, learners are coached on definitions of area and perimeter and are shown how to perform calculations for both. They also see how to calculate the area of a triangle by...
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How Big Is The Playground?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students calculate the standard and metric measurements of a playground. In this measurement lesson, students use GPS coordinates and graphing calculators to determine the dimensions of an area outside of the school in both standard and...
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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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Skate Borders

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore how making different rectangular shapes with the same perimeter has an affect on the area of those shapes. Learners use the worksheet embedded in the plan to design their own skateboarding track. They use...
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The Geometry Of An Ox Skin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concepts of area and perimeter. The lesson uses a legend to create a context for the proposed word problem. They use the skill of estimation in order to create an ox skin that is found in the story. 
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L.O. Calculating Area and Perimeter (Version 2)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
An excellent presentation on calculating area and perimeter. Young mathematicians practice the skills involved with determining the area and the perimeter of a variety of rectangular shapes. The final two slides present a challenging...
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L.O. Calculating Area and Perimeter (Version 1)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
An excellent presentation on calculating area and perimeter is here for you. In it, young mathematicians are given five examples to solve for perimeter, then five examples to solve for area. The final two slides present a word problem...
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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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Everyday Problems

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring math into the real world with these scenarios which have scholars adding and subtracting money and measurements. There are five word problems here. One involves three addends, another decimals, and another prompts learners to find...
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Principles of Square Roots Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers investigate all the different places in math that square root is present. For this geometry lesson, pupils discuss square roots as it relates to a right triangle and construction. They go over altitude, rise,...
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Family Letter

For Students 6th - 9th
Middle schoolers, working with their parents, calculate and complete five word problems associated with multiplying and dividing decimals. Students research the current Federal minimum wage at the library or on the Internet.