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Patrolling the perimeter

Students measure the dimensions of rectangles (including squares) in the environment, then estimate and measure their perimeter.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 5
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Culturally responsive pedagogies, Mathematics investigation
Keywords RAMR, YuMi Deadly Mathematics

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Length, Area, volume and surface area
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve practical problems involving the perimeter and area of regular and irregular shapes using appropriate metric units

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P7)

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