3.MD.D.8

Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.

 
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Where Do These Nails Go?

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students deserve and need opportunities to work with their knowledge inside of a real life situation that means something to them. This unit, and this lesson, requires students to apply many of this school year's skills.

 
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bat house with nails
   

Nailed It!

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students deserve and need opportunities to use their knowledge applied to a real life situation that means something to them. This unit, and this lesson, requires students to apply many of this school year's skills.

 
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nail placement
   

Build A Bird Nest Box - Day 1

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Diane Siekmann
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This rich task gives students an opportunity to work on problem solving, using measurement and critical thinking skills to plan a bird house that meets the needs of bluebirds.

 
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eastern bluebird at nest box
   

What is the Perimeter?

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
Sarah Maffei
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

I can create polygons and find the perimeter by using the unit squares on my paper

Standards:
 
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fence 4
   

Building a Dog Kennel Day 2

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

 
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dog kennel lane
   

What is Area?

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
Sarah Maffei
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Area is the concept of covering a region with “unit squares”.

 
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fence perimeter area
   

My Unique Perimeter Performance Task

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
Sarah Maffei
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

I can create things that have their own unique perimeter.

 
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fence 3
   

Perimeter is All Around Us!

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement and Data
Sarah Maffei
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Perimeter is all around us!

 
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fence image
   

How Big Is A Mile?

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Area, Perimeter and More Measurement
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Area, Perimeter and More Measurement
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How far do I have to walk in order to make 1 mile? What if I want to walk 2 miles? We can measure, add and figure it out.

 
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unknown 1
   

Perimeter

5th Grade Math » Unit: Targeted Skills Interventions
5th Grade Math » Unit: Targeted Skills Interventions
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Add it up!

 
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perimeter
   

Build A Bird Nest Box - Day 2

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Diane Siekmann
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Analyzing the work of others to determine if it meets the criteria for building a nest box.

 
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bluebird on nest
   

Perimeter - Measuring Arounnd

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Diane Siekmann
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson focuses on the addition measurement of perimeter using real world examples.

 
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fence
   

Filling in the Middle

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Area, Perimeter and More Measurement
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Area, Perimeter and More Measurement
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Perimeter is the outside, and area is the inside of a figure. Students can use both concepts to work with geometric shapes.

 
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Perimeter of my fence

2nd Grade Math » Unit: Area, Perimeter and More Measurement
2nd Grade Math » Unit: Area, Perimeter and More Measurement
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A farmer needs a fence to keep the bunny out of his lettuce patch, but does he understand how to buy the right amount?

 
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Building a Dog Kennel Day 1

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

 
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photo of riley for kennel
Common Core Math
 
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