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#### Calculating and Measuring Perimeters of Polygons

If you're teaching 3rd or 4th grade math, this presentation is a must have. It defines perimeter and polygons, then describes the process by which perimeter is determined through pair share discussion and critical thinking questions....

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#### Measurement: Perimeter

In this perimeter worksheet, 10th graders identify and complete 9 different problems that include determining the perimeter of various figures. First, they complete the table by writing the number of sides in each figure listed on the...

Curriculum Corner

#### Area and Perimeter

Get third graders excited to work find area and perimeter of unit squares, rectangles, and irregular shapes. A 36-page packet comes with task cards, graphic organizers, practice worksheets, printables with squares, exit tickets, and word...

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#### Is There Mystery in Measurement?

Investigate perimeter and area of polygons! In this measurement lesson, learners use index cards to create rectangles and trace their hand to estimate its area and perimeter.

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#### Shape Shifters in the Math Garden

Combines mathematical measurement with gardening skills. Third graders hunt for worms in the garden and try to find the longest one. They also measure and weigh vegetables that they harvest from the garden, measure rainfall amounts, and...

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#### Measuring Perimeter

Have your class practice measuring the perimeter of various objects using this resource. Fifth graders place various-sized polygons in order (from largest to smallest). They use non-standard measuring tools to estimate the distance...

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#### Perimeter of Shapes

These squares and rectangles have length and width measurements with decimals; can young geometers determine the exact perimeter of each? Using a step-by-step example as guidance, they show work to find the perimeter of each of these...

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#### Candy Bar Measurements

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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#### Finding Angles, Volume, Area, and Perimeter

Elementary schoolers complete word problems dealing with the different kinds of measurements of different shapes. They solve 10 problems including perimeter, angles, volume, and more.

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#### Measure: Perimeter, Area and Volume

Students practice measuring with formulas. For this measurement lesson, students complete an activity that requires them to calculate perimeter, area, and volume.

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#### Perimeters of Squares and Rectangles

If you're looking for some perimeter practice problems for beginners, you've found them! Learners reference an example that takes them through the steps of finding the perimeter of a square or rectangle. Then, they complete nine on their...

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#### Rectangular Gardens Within A Given Perimeter

Sixth graders design rectangular gardens with a given perimeter and generalize how to maximize the area Students applying the formulas for perimeter and area of polygons. They analyze length, area, and volume and make relationships...

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#### What's the Perimeter?

Find the perimeter of squares and rectangles with a straightforward worksheet. An example at the top of the page shows third graders how to find the perimenter, along with the addition problem necessary to find it. Pupils then work on...

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#### Measurement and Conversion of Units in a Recipe

In a cross-curricular measurement and literacy lesson, your class will identify and compare cooking measurement instruments. They read a recipe and sequence a set of similar instructions in which the steps have been mixed up....

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#### Is That Measurement Stuff For Real, Life?

Fifth and sixth graders engage in a series of activities which show them the importance of using different types of measurement strategies. One of the primary goals of the lesson is to show learners that measurement is helpful in many...

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#### Backyard Building - Area and Perimeter

Turn young mathematicians into landscape architects with this four-lesson series on area and perimeter. Beginning with a basic introduction to calculating perimeter and area using non-standard units of measurement, this instructional...

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#### Perimeter

Students study about perimeter and the units used to measure perimeter using a variety of materials including their hands, feet, rulers, and computer applets. They understand such attributes as length, area, weight, volume, and size of...

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#### Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes

Evaluate young mathematicians' understanding of area and perimeter with this series of three assessment tasks. Challenging students to not only calculate the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, but to explain in writing their...

PBS

#### Garden Grade 6 Area and Perimeter

Engage young mathematicians in applying their knowledge of area and perimeter with a fun geometry instructional activity. Through a series of problem solving exercises, children use their math knowledge to design different-sized garden...

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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,...

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#### Area and Perimeter Floor Plan

Using Google SketchUp, learners draw a model of their bedroom. They begin by measuring the dimensions of their bedroom, inputting this information into the software program, and calculating perimeter and area. This is an interesting and...

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#### Classification of Triangle Measurement & Perimeter

In this classification of triangles activity, 10th graders identify and complete 8 different problems that include determining the measurement and perimeter of various types of triangles. First, they color all right, acute, and obtuse...

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#### Study Jams! Perimeter

Follow this engaging slide show on the calculation of polygon perimeter with some hands-on measurement of perimeters to solidify the concepts. On this webpage there are interactive assessment questions and links to related resources by...

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#### Using Area & Perimeter

In this area and perimeter instructional activity, students solve and complete 6 different problems that include a school community yard. First, they use the table to determine the cost for each yard of fence. Then, students determine...