We finished our perimeter and area unit several weeks ago (right before fractions!), but I never got around to posting some of the engaging activities we did. This was really a review for my kids, so it was fun to pull out some of the more inquiry-based activities and watch them go to town.
Before we began our perimeter and area unit this year, I sent out this little teaser to my students via ClassDojo…
They spotted the hard hats and were hooked! They couldn’t wait to come to school and see what we were going to be doing with those hard hats.
It was a few days before we could really dive in, so we started our review by making this perimeter and area anchor chart.
We needed to review how to find perimeter and area of both regular irregular shapes, which is why there are two examples.