In this project based learning activity, students design their own zoos. They must adhere to the minimum size for animal enclosures and other project guidelines as they construct their zoos. After designing their zoos, students must list the area and perimeter of each animal enclosure to ensure that
A great partner activity to use in math! Students must work with a partner in order to answer the following question:
What is the largest area and longest perimeter your group can make using only one roll of toilet paper?
The packet includes all of the sheets necessary to plan, complete, and disp
Oh my goodness! Kids love this math and design challenge. From the picture book you can use with the activity to the final doghouse floor plans it is a winner! After comparing polygons and creating shapes with the greatest area, students must design their doghouse floor plan and satisfy the strict t
If you need a fabulous resource for practicing math skills and combining a STEM Challenge here you go! This one is all about perimeter and area and using those measures to create! STEM Challenges are great activities to engage students in their learning. Research tells us that kids learn more by d
In this challenge, students will learn about the mosaic art form. Then, they will brainstorm, plan, and design their artwork using their knowledge of perimeter, area, and symmetry to meet the challenge restraints. After the challenge, students will use what they know about fractions to calculate the
In this project based learning activity, students design their own farm. They must adhere to the minimum size for vegetable patches and animal pens as well as other project guidelines as they construct the farm. After designing their farms, students must list the area and perimeter of each vegetable
This math unit contains everything you need to not only make adorable gingerbread houses with your students, but also to teach area and perimeter at the same time! The weeks leading up to holiday break can be hectic, but this gingerbread area and perimeter unit will keep your students engaged and le
Students create their own blueprints for a dream house. Once they create the blueprint on the included grid paper, they calculate the area and perimeter using square units and units. This project includes:
1. Directions for the project
2. A thinking map to brainstorm ideas for fun rooms
3. A practi
This is a set of 16 task cards that involve problem solving with area and perimeter. All of the shapes involved are either rectangles or squares, but the problems involve moving back and forth from known information about area to finding perimeter, or vice versa. (For example, students are given p
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In this challenge activity, students are given a blank map and a chart with measurements of either Area, Perimeter, or Length & Width. Students fill in the missing information (to find area, perimeter, length and width for each building) and the label t
This gingerbread themed math unit contains everything you need to teach area and perimeter digitally! The weeks leading up to holiday break can be hectic, but this gingerbread area and perimeter unit will keep your students engaged and learning!This is a Google Slides Digital Product, find the print
Each of the 6 challenge card requires the student to draw five rectangles/polygons onto one coordinate grid. The basic level provide all four coordinates for a rectangle, with the cards progressing to providing some or none of the coordinates, but clues using area and perimeter. The drawings progres
Area & Perimeter Challenge Journals
Common Core Aligned
*20 Multi-step Problems that involve solving area and perimeter
These journal entries include open ended answers, creative thinking, real-world examples, and short answer questions.
3. MD. 7 & 8
This lesson is a creative and engaging way to get students excited about area and perimeter by integrating these mathematical concepts with engineering! Students will have a blast getting to use their imaginations to design and build while gaining a solid understanding of key math concepts. After
Looking for a fun way to reinforce area and perimeter of rectangles and squares? How about volume of a rectangular prism? Look no further! This challenge is a fun way to engage students in rigorous and relevant problem solving!Students can pretend they are construction workers and they will complete
Product Information: Students will answer a variety of questions involving the area and perimeter of squares, rectangles, triangles and parallelograms. The answers to their questions will help them determine several secret codes that eventually lead to a final breakout code! This activity is a fun +
Delve deeper into area and perimeter with your students with this interactive and fun math activity! In connecting area and perimeter to chocolate, not only will your students be engaged, but they will also form a deeper understanding of how area and perimeter can be used in the real world. This is
Students are challenged to design their own two story dream homes - drawing and labeling rooms, then calculating perimeter and square footage. Step 1. Find the area and perimeter of each roomStep 2. Find the house's total square footageStep 3. Use multiplication to find the cost of putting carpet o
These challenges are all in a digital format on Google slides! Videos are included to explain to students how to use the tools.This is not included in Easel, because only the solutions and teacher notes are in the document. The videos and interactive activities are all Google slides.In these chall
This is a great worksheet for your students to practice applying combining like terms to a real world situation - perimeter! There are 8 problems that range in difficulty level and each are a different shape. Cut these apart and use them as a whole group review, send it home for homework, or use the
In this exciting activity, students solve area and perimeter and multiplication story problems related to corn mazes. This is a perfect activity for fall! The packet is rigorous and relevant to real life. This also includes a student-friendly rubric.
This digital activity is included in both Google Slides and Google Forms, so it's perfect for incorporating into your distance learning plan. It's a quick and simple activity that allows students to practice applying area and perimeter formulas to various models in a fun way. The students will loo
This product is a group packet for a highly student centered activity regarding perimeter and area. In this packet you will find the challenge question, group member roles, a list of needed items, a recorder sheet for both perimeter and are and a few summative questions.