Students analyze the procedures used to determine the perimeter of composite plane figures. A variety of methods are experienced to determine the perimeter by measurement and calculation.
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Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
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...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Setting the Stage With Geometry
Get your class thinking about geometry in their own bedrooms! Solving geometry challenges, individuals match words and definitions, find perimeter and area in their homes (rectangular, circular, and triangular), find circumference and...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Rectangles with the Same Numerical Area and Perimeter
Is it possible for a rectangle to have the same area and perimeter? If you disregard units, it happens! In a challenging task, groups work to determine the rectangles that meet these criterion. The hope is that learners will naturally...
8th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry instructional activity. Young geometers use grid paper to draw a quadrilateral and calculate its area and perimeter. They also read The Greedy Triangle to identify the...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed