Area & Perimeter Word Problem Task Cards
This task card set includes 20 challenging, multi-step area and perimeter word problems. They are perfect for enrichment and differentiation! They are meant to engage students in meaningful and relevant area and perimeter calculations. These are perfect to use for differentiating for students who have already mastered the basics of area and perimeter and need a little extra push!
Task cards work well in math centers, small groups, for early finishers, and more!
Answer Key & Recording Sheet Included
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*Some of the problems require students to do multi-digit computations. If you are teaching 3rd grade with students who can't multiply larger numbers, your students might use calculators to do or check some of the larger calculations.
Common Core Aligned
3.MD.C.6 Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).
3.MD.C.7 Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.
3.MD.D.8 Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.
4.MD.A.3 Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.
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