Perimeter & Graphing Activity

Perimeter & Graphing Activity
Perimeter & Graphing Activity
Perimeter & Graphing Activity
Perimeter & Graphing Activity
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Students can struggle with the idea that the perimeter of a shape is the sum of its sides – get your students understanding and thinking of perimeter and units with this fun measuring and graphing worksheet suitable for high school students!

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This double-sided worksheet contains four activities that require students to measure an object with unusual units (thumbs, hand spans, shoes), collect data from other students and then graph the results.

Instructions for use
This is a good lesson to deliver before teaching perimeter to get students thinking about the concept in a non-threatening and fun way. Simply print the worksheet double-sided and distribute to students. You can talk students through the first activity if necessary, but in my year 9 class, my students quickly understood the idea and ran with it, eager to collate data.

Suggestions for use in the classroom
You could print single-sided and create task cards with these activities, or stagger the activities throughout the lesson(s). Students could work in pairs or small groups to complete the tasks. At the end of the lesson, you could collate class data for all tasks and talk about why there was such a range of data (book sizes, shoe sizes etc) and then actually measure the objects with a ruler to see whose estimate was the closest.

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