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 online activity individually or in small groups.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Insert this presentation into an upper elementary lesson on the area and perimeter of rectangles
  • Create a note-taking guide for the class to complete as they watch the presentation
  • Flip your math classroom by having students view this presentation as a homework assignment
Classroom Considerations

  • An Internet connection is required in order to access the presentation and some of the supplemental materials
Pros

  • Presentation offers numerous guided practice examples that demonstrate the relationship between the area and perimeter of rectangles
  • Included with the presentation is a glossary, formula sheet, quiz, and skills practice worksheet
Cons

  • None
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