Differentiating with Area and Perimeter - use your tile floor in the classroom or hallway to help students practice identifying the area and perimeter of irregular polygons! They loved it in my classroom and were completely engrossed the whole time.
My use of a great technique making half square triangle unites from strip pieced squares. Strip piece two squares, turn one square so that it has strips horizontally, the other should be vertical. Put right sides together. Stitch all around the perimeter at 1/4" for seam allowance, then cut on the diagonals from corner to corner both ways. You will have 4 units. Press open and turn so the smallest section is in the middle and stitch as a four block. Voila!
Minecraft Fans!Students create their own math Minecraft book! Students use Cheez-it crackers to measure 1 square unit and calculate the area and perimeter of Minecraft figures. There are 2 tasks in this book. Task 1 asks to find the area and perimeter of various figures.
In the following activities, students use geometry vocabulary and explore math concepts including: measurement, area and perimeter, fractions and patterns! 1. Spiral Triangles Create a spiral design using equilateral triangles! To create the design, start out with a large triangle. Then, …