ALEX Classroom Resource

  

Perimeter StudyJam

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

Perimeter StudyJam

URL:

https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/measurement/perimeter.htm

Content Source:

Other
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/
Type: Interactive/Game

Overview:

In this interactive activity, students will be led through steps to measure and calculate the perimeter of polygons. There are teaching activities as well as practice activities available. A handout that reviews the steps taught during the interactive is available to be printed. After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.

Content Standard(s):
Mathematics
MA2019 (2019)
Grade: 3
24. Construct rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or the same area and different perimeters.
Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Identify rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or the same area and different perimeters.
  • Construct rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or the same area and different perimeters.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Perimeter
  • Area
  • Side length
  • Side measure
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Perimeter is a measurable attribute of rectangles.
  • Area is a measurable attribute of rectangles.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Construct rectangles with a given perimeter.
  • Construct rectangles with a given area.
  • Construct rectangles with the same perimeters but differing areas.
  • Construct rectangles with the same areas but differing perimeters.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Perimeter and area are measurable attributes of rectangles.
  • Perimeter is the distance around a figure found by adding side lengths.
  • The area of a plane figure is measured by the number of square units that cover the interior space of the rectangle.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
M.AAS.3.20 Find the area of a given shape using arrays (unit cubes and tiles) in relationship to multiplication. Limit units to 25.


Mathematics
MA2019 (2019)
Grade: 4
23. Apply area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real-world and mathematical situations.
Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
When given real-world situations involving area and perimeter will,
  • Apply area formula to find the area of rectangles.
  • Find one missing dimension of the rectangle if one dimension is known.
  • Apply perimeter formula to find perimeter of rectangles.
  • Find one missing dimension of the rectangle if one dimension is known.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Area
  • Perimeter
  • Formula
  • Equation
  • Dimension
  • Length
  • Width
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The relationship of area to the operations of multiplication and addition.
  • The relationship of three whole numbers in a multiplication or division equation.
  • How to distinguish between linear and area measures.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Apply area formula for rectangles given real-world situations.
  • Apply perimeter formula for rectangles given real-world situations.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
Given real-world situations involving rectangles,
  • Area formula represents the region inside a rectangle and is used to calculate area, or calculate one missing dimension if one side length is known.
  • Perimeter formula represents the distance around the rectangle and is used to calculate the perimeter, or calculate one missing dimension if one side length is known.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
M.AAS.4.23 Determine the area of a square or rectangle by counting units of measurement (e.g., unit squares).


Tags: measure, perimeter, polygon
License Type: Custom Permission Type
See Terms: http://www.scholastic.com/terms.htm
For full descriptions of license types and a guide to usage, visit :
https://creativecommons.org/licenses
AccessibilityText Resources: Content is organized under headings and subheadings
Comments

The quiz may be completed as a whole group or independently on student devices.

Scholastic StudyJam is free for teachers. Teachers do not need to create an account to access available resources. 

  This resource provided by:  
Author: Hannah Bradley