Lesson Plan

Difference between perimeter and area

Children often get confused between these two type of measurements, this lesson helps clear the confusion with descriptions, practice, and easy understanding.
Leonor B.
Teacher Assistant
Wake Technicial Community College
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My Grades 3
My Subjects Math, Science
Objectives

Students will be able to...

Understand the difference between perimeter and area of a rectangle or square

Measure the perimeter of a square or a rectangle using correct units in the solution

Measure the area of a square or a rectangle using correct units in the solution

 

Subjects
Math
Grades 3
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 HOOK - video

Write the lyrics of the chorus on the board

Let children view the video on the whiteboard (projected from the computer). 

Encourage children to sing along to the chorus with words written on board

2 Direct Instruction