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Timothy Symons

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Perimeter and Area in our Environment

There are quadrilaterals all around us! Can you find some four sided shapes in your environment/school? 1. Take a photo of a quadrilateral 2. Measure the lengths of its sides (you need to make a decision about which tool is most appropriate e.g. Trundle Wheel, ruler) 3. Calculate the area and perimeter of your quadrilateral 4. Post a photo of your quadrilateral to this activity and annotate (draw) the lengths of your shape and working out on your photo W.A.L.T. - Measure and calculate the area and perimeter of quadrilaterals in our environment W.I.L.F. - Correct use of tools e.g. trundle wheel or ruler (cm vs m) -measuring sides -use of addition to calculate perimeter -use of multiplication to calculate area

5th Grade, Math, STEAM
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