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Geometry: Area & Perimeter

About the Geometry: Area & Perimeter Lesson

Summary
Teach the students the meaning of the terms area and perimeter and learn how to calculate them.

Objectives
• The student will be able to define the terms area and perimeter.

• The student will be able to calculate simple areas and perimeters.

• The student will be able to draw simple shapes on a grid and calculate the area and perimeter.

• The student will complete an area and perimeter worksheet with 75% accuracy.

Suggested Grades
1st Grade
2nd Grade

Excerpt
Materials:
Square pattern blocks (5 per student)
Copy of garden worksheet
Pencil

Procedures:
1. Tell a story about a rabbit in a garden, similar to Peter Rabbit.

I have a garden in my yard. I just love the taste of fresh beans, so I have planted a lot of beans. They were just starting to sprout and had about 2 leaves on each tiny stem, when I noticed that something was eating the leaves. It was a baby bunny and I knew that if there was one bunny, there would soon be more. What do you think I should do to keep the bunnies from eating my beans? I don?t want to hurt the bunnies, but I want to have fresh beans.

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GEOMETRY: AREA & PERIMETER LESSON PLAN WORKSHEET ACTIVITY

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