Y4 Maths

Perimeter on a Grid Lesson

This Year 4 Perimeter on a Grid lesson covers the prior learning of measuring perimeter, before moving onto the main skill of calculating the perimeter of rectilinear shapes on a grid.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. 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 Objectives
Mathematics Year 4: (4M7a) Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 4 Perimeter on a Grid lesson covers the prior learning of measuring perimeter, before moving onto the main skill of calculating the perimeter of rectilinear shapes on a grid.

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For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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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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Matching Activity

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

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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 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

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

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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.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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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.

4 Extension

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Extension

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

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Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Perimeter on a Grid Maths Challenge aims to support pupils’ understanding of calculating the perimeter.