Students first estimate and then calculate the perimeter of a classroom bulletin board. They repeat the procedure with their desktops.
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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 lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
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
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
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