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Measure Perimeter Lesson

This Year 5 Measure Perimeter lesson covers the prior learning of finding the perimeter on a grid, before moving onto the main skill of measuring the perimeter of rectilinear shapes using a ruler.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 5: (5M7a) Measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres

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Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of finding the perimeter on a grid, before moving onto the main skill of measuring the perimeter of rectilinear shapes using a ruler.. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack

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Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Measure Perimeter Video Tutorial, Jade shows pupils how to calculate the perimeter of rectangles and rectilinear shapes through adding the length of each of the sides, and through using the formula (l + w) x 2.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

This worksheet recaps finding the perimeter on a grid, before moving onto the main skill of measuring the perimeter of rectilinear shapes using a ruler.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Perimeter on a Grid Game checks pupils’ understanding of counting squares and adding them together accurately to determine the perimeter of rectilinear shapes.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill for this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Measure Perimeter Game has been designed to check pupils' understanding of finding the perimeter of rectilinear shapes using a ruler.

2 Application

Application and Reasoning from the old Resource Pack

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of measuring the perimeter of rectilinear shapes using a ruler.

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Worksheet

This add and subtract fractions 1 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the measure perimeter lesson.

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Discussion Problem

This Discussion Problems worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 5 Measure Perimeter Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of measuring perimeter of rectilinear shapes using a ruler.

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 11 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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Consolidation

This resource is aimed at Year 5 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 5 – Geometry Perimeter and Area.

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Learning Video Clip

Alfie, his Auntie Sharon and Uncle Paul are moving to a new house. They need help measuring and finding the perimeter of a letterbox and house number using whole and half centimetres. The family also need to decide on the design of a new tiled bathroom wall using different tiles to meet the perimeter requirements.