Y4 Maths

Perimeter of a Rectangle Lesson

This Year 4 Perimeter of a Rectangle lesson covers the prior learning of calculating perimeter and adding lengths, before moving onto the main skill of calculating the perimeter of a rectangle.

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 4: (4M7a) Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of calculating perimeter and adding lengths, before moving onto the main skill of perimeter of a rectangle. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

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

During this Perimeter Video Tutorial, Aaron shows pupils different methods of measuring and calculating the perimeter of rectilinear shapes.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 4 Perimeter of a Rectangle lesson covers the prior learning of calculating perimeter and adding lengths, before moving onto the main skill of calculating the perimeter of a rectangle.

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Matching Activity

This Year 3 Calculate the Perimeter Matching Game checks your child's understanding of calculating the perimeter of 2D shapes.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Calculate the Perimeter Game includes five different questions about calculating the perimeter of given shapes.

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Video Tutorial

In this Measure Perimeter Video Tutorial, Laura shows pupils how to measure the lengths of shapes and calculate the distance around a 2D shape.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

This fractions on a number line supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes differentiated varied fluency questions for pupils to practise perimeter of a rectangle.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Perimeter of a Rectangle activity checks pupils' understanding of finding the perimeter of different rectangles.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This perimeter of a rectangle extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the perimeter of a rectangle lesson.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of perimeter of a rectangle.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This 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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Challenge Activity

Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Perimeter of Rectangles Maths Challenge aims to support pupils' ability to calculate the perimeter of different rectangles.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

2 Additional Activities

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 8 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Belinda is designing the inside of the houses on the building site. She has to work out the measurements of different parts of the house using her knowledge of calculating perimeter.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 4 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 3 – Measurement: Length and Perimeter.