Perimeter Lessons: Teaching Perimeter
These Common Core Perimeter and Area lessons are also available in one big set. Click here for the Area Unit Bundle (standards 3.MD.5-8).
This is a math unit for teaching perimeter. It covers the following perimeter concepts:
-what perimeter is
-how to add the sides to find the perimeter of a polygon
-writing equations for perimeter
-finding the missing side when given the perimeter
-real world perimeter problems
-mathematical perimeter problems
-how to make rectangles with the same area and different perimeters
-how to make rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas
-hands- on practice for both types of area and perimeter problems
-real world problems to solve for both types of area and perimeter problems
Every perimeter lesson is differentiated with support and challenge ideas. You'll also find lots of higher order thinking questions to help students truly understand the perimeter concepts.
-detailed lesson plans
-a checklist of materials and prep for every lesson
-differentiation support and challenge ideas for every lesson
-colorful, engaging, and CLEAR slides to help students see the concepts
-engaging, hands-on activities to get kids interacting with the concepts
-an assessment checklist to help you track data
-end of the unit assessment and answer key
-all the answers are included- either in the lesson plans or on a key
-printable student pages to keep kids engaged during the lesson and working on the material as they go
-printable color tile manipulatives
-printable graph paper in 3 grid sizes
-Common Core standards
-math connections to help spiral your instruction
-engaging, higher order thinking questions in every lesson
This unit addresses Common Core math standard 3.MD.8.
The page number includes a thank you page, cover, and graphics credit page.