Use Formulas for Perimeter
In this perimeter formula activity, learners solve a set of 6 word problems related to the perimeter of various shapes, then tell how they arrive at the answer.
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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
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
Calculating Perimeter and Area using Architectural Drawings
Take young mathematicians' understanding of geometry into the real world with this upper-elementary math lesson plan. Given the floor plans of a historic building in Tennessee, students are asked to calculate its area and perimeter as...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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 Surrounded and Covered
What effect does changing the perimeter have on the area of a figure? The five problems in the resource explore this question at various grade levels. Elementary problems focus on the perimeter of rectangles and irregular figures with...
K - 12th 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