Area and Perimeter

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Cover some serious ground with this 22-lesson geometry unit on area and perimeter. Through a series of shared readings, hands-on activities, and problem solving exercises young mathematicians learn the difference between area and perimeter, and how to calculate each measurement for squares, rectangles, and composite shapes.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Teach the unit in its entirety, or pick and choose lessons to supplement into your own curriculum
  • Laminate the printable materials in this unit for use year after year
Classroom Considerations

  • A variety of math manipulatives, children's books, and other materials are required for this unit, so be sure to plan ahead

  • Each lesson offers suggestions for differentiating and extending learning to meet the needs of all children
  • A unit overview lists the learning objectives and required materials for each lesson
  • Offers numerous real-world contexts for exploring the concepts of area and perimeter
  • Links are provided to interactive websites relating to area and perimeter

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