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# Area and Perimeter Haunted House Project

• Updated:  17 Oct 2023

Design your own haunted house and practice finding the perimeter and area of rectangular figures with an exciting Halloween Math Activity!

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

teaching resource

# Area and Perimeter Haunted House Project

• Updated:  17 Oct 2023

Design your own haunted house and practice finding the perimeter and area of rectangular figures with an exciting Halloween Math Activity!

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

Design your own haunted house and practice finding the perimeter and area of rectangular figures with an exciting Halloween Math Activity!

## Design Your Own Haunted House! A PBL Perimeter and Area Project for Kids

Get ready for a spooky blast! Our Halloween-themed activity will engage students to apply their area and perimeter skills in a fun, creative, and hands-on way. With set guidelines, students will design their own Haunted House, including the creepy rooms that will appear within. It’s the perfect way to bring holiday cheer into your classroom with a meaningful twist. Let’s get started on this exciting adventure!

## What’s Included in this PBL Project?

What is PBL? PBL stands for Project-Based Learning, which is a student-focused approach to education. Instead of memorizing information, students are encouraged to actively engage with a subject over an extended period. This is done through inquiry-based learning, where students are challenged to think critically and creatively. PBL differs from traditional teaching methods, such as rote memorization or teacher-led instruction, which simply present facts.

## No-Prep Halloween Perimeter and Area Activity!

This fantastic no-prep resource guides students through researching and designing their own haunted house. Students are guided through researching haunted house design, configuring the location/size of the entire structure, then determining the area and perimeter of each room.

This Project Package Includes:

• -Instructions and Project Description
• Haunted House Planning Page
• Room Dimensions Calculation Worksheet
• Room Choice Checklist
• Haunted House Design Worksheet with Grid
• Reflection Sheet
• Evaluation Rubric

During this project, students will

•  Draw and calculate the perimeter and area of the haunted house.
• Choose which rooms to include in the haunted house.
• Draw and calculate the perimeter and area of each room in the haunted house.
• Draw the rooms in your house.
•  Reflect on the haunted house creation and process.

## Halloween Math Lesson Plans On Deck!

Time to “wrap up” those lesson plans and jump into action! Your new resources are ready to use! Download them by clicking the dropdown on the Download button – then choose the Editable Google Slides or the quick-print PDF.

This resource was created by Kaylyn Chupp, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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