Our Introduction to Perimeter lesson plan teaches students the definition of perimeter and how to find the perimeter of various polygons and other objects. This engaging lesson incorporates collaborative learning and reinforces the concept with students as they identify real-world uses for perimeter. Students are asked to measure the perimeter of various objects around the classroom. Students are also asked to demonstrate their understanding of the lesson by completing practice problems on their own.
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to define perimeter and find the perimeter of various polygons and other objects. The students will be able to list uses for perimeter.
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.MD.D.9, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.MD.D.8, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.MD.A.3