In this perimeter activity, students find the perimeter of the figures using the measurements for each shape. Students find the perimeter for six figures and do the same for the three word problems.
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A Five Day Approach to Using Technology and Manipulatives to Explore Area and Perimeter
Young mathematicians build an understanding of area and perimeter with their own two hands in a series of interactive geometry lessons. Through the use of different math manipulatives, children investigate the properties of rectangles,...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Backyard Building - Area and Perimeter
Turn young mathematicians into landscape architects with this four-lesson series on area and perimeter. Beginning with a basic introduction to calculating perimeter and area using non-standard units of measurement, this instructional...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Relating Area and Perimeter in 2-D Objects
Students explore the area and perimeter of two-dimensional shapes. In this measurement lesson, students compare the lengths, widths, perimeter, and area of two-dimensional objects. Students view an interactive presentation and complete a...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry lesson plan. Young geometers use grid paper to draw a quadrilateral and calculate its area and perimeter. They also read The Greedy Triangle to identify the changing shape...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle Using an Area Model
A real-world problem is posed at the beginning of the fourth of six lessons on applying formulas for area and perimeter. A review of the definition of squares and rectangles begins the discussion, followed by an example of solving a...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed