Perimeter and Area Vocabulary and Skill Cards!
**Just print them and laminate and post in your room or use in a math center, WORD WALLS, or math review!
Vocabulary cards (5):
Strategy charts (10): Definitions and Examples
-use a ruler to measure the side lengths of a figure and then use the measurements to find the perimeter
-find the perimeter of a figure if you know all the side lengths
-find the area of figures on grids by counting unit squares
-find the area of a figure by counting the number of squares and half-squares covered by the figure on a grid
-find the area of a rectangle by tiling the rectangle, or separating the rectangle into unit squares
-find the area of a rectangle by tiling the rectangle or by multiplying its length by its width
-use the distributive property to find the area of rectangles with greater side lengths more easily
-find the area of a composite figure by decomposing the figure into smaller parts and then adding the area of the parts
-draw and label rectangles that have the same area or the same perimeter, but not both
-analyze problems and determine the best strategy to solve them, including drawing a diagram