One of my favorite perimeter and area tasks is my perimeter and area robot activity. I used the task as a performance assessment, and it is a huge success!

Perimeter and area of polygons are introduced in this unit. Perimeter of polygons and perimeter of regular polygons are covered. The difference between perimeter and area is explained. Try our sample lessons below, or browse other units.

Teaching volume using graph paper Math Mentor Text: Perimeter, Area, and Volume-great hook for a math lesson. Two activities using graph paper to teach area and perimeter. Hands-on activities to easily incorporate during your math block.