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Students practice graphing perimeters using graphing paper. They use different shapes with the same area to determine which shapes have the greatest perimeter. In groups, they make observations and record them on newsprint.
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Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive Common Core instructional activity starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
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
Garden Grade 6 Area and Perimeter
Engage young mathematicians in applying their knowledge of area and perimeter with a fun geometry lesson. Through a series of problem solving exercises, children use their math knowledge to design different-sized garden plots that meet...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs
Graphing all kinds of situations in one and two variables is the focus of this detailed unit of daily lessons, teaching notes, and assessments. Learners start with piece-wise functions and work their way through setting up and solving...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry lesson. 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 of...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Search the Perimeter and Secure the Area
Begin this study on the relationship between area and perimeter with the hook activity featured at the bottom of the "What Shape is Your Land?" link, which offers a fun optical trick to engage high schoolers. Learners should have a basic...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed