Exploring Lines, Area, and Perimeter
Geometry Colonial Town
The year is 1645 and the setting is New England.
Your students' task is to create of an imaginary Colonial Town.
This activity will reinforce what they have learned about lines, area and perimeter while creating a Colonial Town. This looks great on bulletin boards!
This activity will require your students to measure, add, and multiply DECIMALS to find the area, perimeter and to draw lines.
Vocabulary in this activity: parallel lines, perpendicular, rectangular, length, width, area, parallelogram,
circular, diameter, triangular, base, height, trapezoid, and intersecting lines
Student Assignment Sheet
Colonial Town Rubric
Student Checklist/Peer-Evaluation Sheet (students swap projects with checklist and check each others' work - More geometry skill REINFORCEMENT!)
TONS of Photos of Student Samples
Self-Assessment Score Sheet