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694 resources with the keyterm perimeter

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Rectangular Gardens Within A Given Perimeter

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders design rectangular gardens with a given perimeter and generalize how to maximize the area Students applying the formulas for perimeter and area of polygons. They analyze length, area, and volume and make relationships...
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Investigation Designing a Patchwork Quilt

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders practice calculating area by creating a classroom quilt. Students are given a 6x6 inch square material they design based on a classroom theme. A sample of the class quilt is created using graph paper so students may...
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Geo-boards and Pick’s Theorem

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Learners create shapes on geo-boards. In this geometry lesson, pupils use rubber bands on geo-boards to make two-dimensional shapes. They explore Pick's Theorem.
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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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Perimeter and Area - Reteach 8.6

For Students 4th - 6th
In this estimation worksheet, students use a piece of string to estimate the length of 4 different objects on a sheet of grid paper.
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Perimeter and Area - Practice 8.6

For Students 4th - 6th
In this estimation worksheet, students utilize a piece of string to estimate the perimeter and area of 4 objects on a sheet of grid paper.
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Formulae

For Students 6th - 9th
Learners complete a 24 page unit. They solve expressions by plugging in values, and translate words into algebraic equations. Included are: mixed operations, square roots, exponents and negative numbers. This resource provides a good...
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Geometry and Measurement

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Scholars explore relationships between units of measure and objects to be measured. They develop an understanding of length, area, and volume. Finally, young scholars identify and develop their spatial sense and apply appropriate...
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Exploring Number and Operation in Secondary Mathematics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young geometers need a clear understanding of perimeter, volume, and area. This lesson provides a worksheet to help small groups of learners to calculate various measurements of objects and choose the proper units for measurement. It...
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Use a Picture practice 17.8

For Students 3rd - 4th
Learners observe pictures to help solve the perimeter, length, and area word problems. They solve four problems.
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Area and Perimeter of Gardens

For Students 3rd - 4th
Learners read two word problems, observe diagrams of four gardens, and find the areas and perimeters. Pupils solve four questions.
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Finding the Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Finding the perimeter of a shape is one of the basic skills for young geometers to master. This presentation does a good job of giving them some practice. Each of the slides has a different shape that they must consider. A good, solid...
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Measures Combined

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Use this resource to teach perimeter of regular plane shapes, measurement, rounding, and systematic problem solving skills. There are 78 complete slides and two game suggestions intended to facilitate content understanding.
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Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper graders identify the surface area and attributes of figures that are measurable. They estimate, measure, and record perimeter, area, temperature change, and elapsed time, using a variety of strategies. They also determine the...
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Fractions and Percentages 9.1

For Students 4th - 6th
For these calculating and converting fractions and percentages worksheets, learners add and subtract fractions, solve word problems, and convert fractions to percentages and percentages to fractions. They solve 85 problems.
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Explore Perimeter and Area - Practice 18.1

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this geometry practice worksheet, students find the perimeter and area of 5 rectangles and list the answers in a chart on the page. They use grid paper to draw a square and a rectangle with the given unit measures. They complete 2...
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Solving Word Problems with Fish

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Send your class fishing...for the right answers! Small groups collaborate to create math word problems based on the fish in their classroom aquarium or on the aquarium itself. After all groups determine the answer for their ownproblem,...
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Trains and Staircases

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students create polygon trains to understand patterns.  In this patterns lesson, students find and sequence patterns.  Students define the vocabulary needed. Students recognize that patterns help them make predictions. Students complete...
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Chairs Around the Table

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Youngsters become flexible problem solvers with this challenging lesson plan. If there are 24 square tables in a restaurant, how many customers can be seated at one time? They can use manipulatives or draw pictures to help them find the...
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The Pasture and the Fence

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Beginning geometers use tiles and grid paper to draw and calculate perimeter and area. Rectangles of different sizes are created and then measured to build understanding. The one-inch grid sheet referenced is attached. 
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Perimeter and Area of Rectangles

For Students 3rd - 4th
Now that your mathematicians know how to find the perimeter and area of rectangles, they just need to practice, practice, practice! They'll find both the perimeter and area for nine rectangles included here. 
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An Uncomfortable Situation

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
If shapes have the same area, do they always have the same perimeter? Learners explore the relationship between the area of square units and their perimeters in a hands-on activity. Observations are recorded, and they begin to recognize...
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Finding Perimeter and Area

For Teachers 3rd
What is the difference between perimeter and area? Learners are given paper clips and square tiles to measure the perimeter and area of different polygons. This resource suggests exactly what to say when presenting this material, which...
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The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric...