Calculating perimeter using centimetres

  • Calculating perimeter using centimetres
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 6
  • Section: Length
  • Outcome: Perimeter of irregular shapes.
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 4276

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United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS2.Y3 – KS2 Year 3
    • Year 3 programme of study
      • KS2.Y3.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y3.M.2 – Measure the perimeter of simple 2-D shapes

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 4
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG084 – Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures

  • Year 5
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG109 – Calculate the perimeter and area of rectangles using familiar metric units

  • Year 6
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG137 – Solve problems involving the comparison of lengths and areas using appropriate units

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • 5 – Year 5
    • 5.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 5.GM.1 – Measure time and the attributes of objects, choosing appropriate standard units and working with them to the nearest tenth

  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.GM – Geometry and measurement
  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 7.GM.3 – Use side or edge lengths to find the perimeters and areas of rectangles and parallelograms and the volumes of cuboids, given whole-number dimensions

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • 3.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 3.MD.8 – Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • 4.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 4.MD.3 – Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.