Perimeter Layered Curriculum

Shiloh Crawford

Derfelt E.S

Objective: Know and find perimeter of figures.

"A" Level Activities: Choose activities from each day for a maximum of 70 points.

Day 1:

1. Listen to the lesson on perimeter. 5 points

2. Read pgs. 442  finish problems 1-6 on pg. 443. 5 points

3. Use rulers or yard sticks to measure the perimeter of five real objects. Record your answers in your math journal. 5 points

4. In your math Journal describe what perimeter is. Give examples and show how to find the perimeter of a square and a rectangle. 5 points

Day 2:

1. Listen to the lesson on perimeter. 5 points

2. Complete the problems on pg. 444 all. 10 points

3. Do the worksheet " Perimeter." 10 points

4. Using Geoboards make five shapes count the sides and find the perimeter. Record your information  in your Math Journal.15 points

Day 3:

1. Listen to the lesson on Perimeter. 5 points

2. Complete the problems on pg. 445 all. 10 points

3. Complete the perimeter worksheet. 10 points

4. Complete the Perimeter Problem Solving sheet. 15 points

"B" Level Activities - Choose only 1.

Day 4:

1. Make up a song using the tune from any song of your choice to explain perimeter and how you measure it. 15 points

2. Develop a game that would help people to remember the way to find the perimeter of a figure. 15 points

3. Make up a dance to show the meaning of perimeter and how you would find it. 15 points

"A" Level Activities - Choose only 1.

For these activities you may work alone, with a partner or with a group.

1. Create a visual that represents perimeter . You may use any crayons, paints, or markers ect. 15 points

2. Write a play or a story in which perimeter is the main character. Their character must represent its definition and how you find the perimeter of a figure.

Be willing to share with the class. You may use anything in the class or from home to design the props or costumes. 15 points

3. On the computer, create a brochure explaining perimeter. Use pictures, or any other means to "teach" someone about perimeter. 15 points