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Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle Using an Area Model

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Candy Bar Measurements

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Geometers explore mathematics by completing an object measurement worksheet. They utilize a variety of candy bars and rulers to conduct a measurement experiment in class. They complete worksheets as a group based on the measurement...
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Problem Solving With Area Perimeter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
To determine the area and perimeter of a rectangle, kids make T-charts in their math journal to define the terms. After defining the differences and procedure for finding area and perimeter, they use their T-charts to write and solve...
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Bedroom Redecoration Project

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In this bedroom redecoration project, your young mathematicians become interior designers. They plan, draw, and determine finances for the project. They apply their knowledge of working with decimals, geometric shapes, and problem...
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Challenge: Into the Pool

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
On this area and perimeter worksheet, designers use a diagram of a Koi pool with its surrounding walkway surrounding and the appropriate mathematical formulas to solve a set of four word problems. An answer key follows the worksheet.
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Inner and Outer Planets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scholars explore the solar system. For this planets lesson, students learn about the other planets in the solar system. They watch a video clip from National Geographic on the solar system, compare and contrast the planets and...
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Geometry: Areas of Triangles

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
For this areas of triangles instructional activity, learners observe given polygons. They determine the area of triangles, rectangles and compound figures. This one-page instructional activity contains 5 multi-step problems. This...
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Model Perimeter and Area

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Gardens seem to be the go-to for area and perimeter word problems. In this assignment, gardening consultants advise Terry, who is helping his parents plan for planting. They draw the outline of a garden on a grid and then perform...
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Don't Fence Me In

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Ensure that your class has a well-rounded understanding of new inventions, in this case barbed wired. Class members, after researching the history and development of barbed wire, assess its impact on cattle and the development of the...
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Garden Grid

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Basically, your class reads about different garden plants from an included handout and seed packets that you provide, and then uses a grid to plan out where to place the plants. They can practice counting with the seeds, grouping,...
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Geometry Word Problems

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Here are eight real-life problems for your class to solve when learning to calculate perimeter and area. Because www.K6Math.com is stamped across the background of the page, you may not want to use it as a homework, but rather use the...
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It's Around There Somewhere! Perimeter, and Circumference

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the concept of building equations for perimeter and circumference. Learners use rulers to measure the perimeter of half a sheet of paper.  Then fold the sheet of paper numerous times, each time measuring perimeter.  Learners use...
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Piece by Piece

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
What do your pupils know about quilting? Read and discuss the information included here before sending class members off to create their own quilt blocks using construction paper. When they have completed their blocks, provide some time...