Perimeter Word Problems – Perimeter War Math Game – Common Core Aligned

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This pirate themed activity is a fun way to engage students in applying their basic understanding of perimeter by solving word problems. In this packet, there are 2 packs of 20 word problems that mimic real-life scenarios through an pirate theme. These word problems focus on the basic application of perimeter and do not branch into finding missing sides or comparing perimeters and areas. This is a great product to implement as a follow-up to introducing perimeter in 3rd grade or as a review in 4th grade.

This packet was designed after a card game called War. War is a basic game of luck, which allows the children to have fun in a competitive setting but not take a loss too personally because it is really the luck of the draw. In the game War, 2 students compete by solving separate perimeter words problems and then comparing their answers. Whichever student has the highest number for their answer wins the round. After 20 rounds, the students tally up their wins and whoever has the most tallies wins the overall game.

This product is aligned with CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.D.8.


There are 3 other ways these cards can be utilized:

1. As task cards. The 2 sets of 20 cards do not contain the same problems. Therefore, the 2 sets can be combined to make 1 set of 40. Individual students can work through the pack of 40 and then check their answers.

2. As a teaching tool for small groups. These cards are written as basic perimeter word problems, so they can be used for follow up work after the concept of perimeter has been introduced to the class.

3. As a homework review for students that have been introduced to perimeter a previous year.


This packet includes:
• Teacher instructions for setting up and playing the game, War
• Student instructions for playing the game, War
• 2 sets of 20 task cards
• A student Solve and Record Sheet
• An answer key for each task card set

Be sure to check out the free preview so you can get a closer look at the format and style of the word problems used in this product.


Happy Problem Solving!

Teri & Tiff

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Perimeter War – A Word Problem Math Game – Aligned with CCSS.3.MD.D.8
by Teri and Tiff's Creative Resources is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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Teaching Duration
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Perimeter Word Problems – Perimeter War Math Game – Common
Perimeter Word Problems – Perimeter War Math Game – Common
Perimeter Word Problems – Perimeter War Math Game – Common
Perimeter Word Problems – Perimeter War Math Game – Common
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