These classroom-tested puzzles and problems are an engaging way to insure that students really understand perimeter and area.
Students will calculate perimeter, find the length of unlabeled sides, work backwards from the perimeter to find the length of sides, create polygons with equivalent perimeters, calculate area with whole and half units, relate perimeter & area, apply the area & perimeter formulas, and explain their work.
This pdf product contains rigorous problems and activities which require students to thoroughly understand perimeter and area.
The puzzles have been classroom-tested in grades 3, 4, and 5.
The problems and tasks have been aligned to the Common Core Standards and assessments.
- 4 puzzle sheets
- questions (constructed response, extended response, or performance response) based on the new Common Core Standards and assessments
- hands-on activities for students to deepen conceptual understanding of perimeter
- rubric for performance task