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# Perimeter Anchor Chart

• Updated:  13 Oct 2023

Use this perimeter anchor chart to teach students how to find the perimeter of shapes such as squares, rectangles, triangles, hexagons and parallelograms.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

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teaching resource

# Perimeter Anchor Chart

• Updated:  13 Oct 2023

Use this perimeter anchor chart to teach students how to find the perimeter of shapes such as squares, rectangles, triangles, hexagons and parallelograms.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  1 Page

Use this perimeter anchor chart to teach students how to find the perimeter of shapes such as squares, rectangles, triangles, hexagons and parallelograms.

## Find the Perimeter of Shapes with Our Perimeter Anchor Chart

Are your students struggling to grasp the concept of finding the perimeter of various 2D shapes? Look no further than Teach Starter’s  Perimeter Anchor Chart! With this comprehensive and easy-to-understand teaching tool, you’ll be able to help your students understand how to find the perimeter of shapes in no time!

Our perimeter anchor chart has been designed by our experienced teacher team to guide your students through the fundamentals of finding the perimeter of different shapes. It serves as a valuable resource in the classroom to facilitate learning and retention of these key perimeter processes.

The features of this Perimeter Anchor Chart include:

• A definition of perimeter (the distance around a 2D shape)
• Visuals of a square, rectangle, triangle, hexagon, parallelogram and a compound shape
• Perimeter formulas for each of the six shapes

This perimeter anchor chart explaining how to find the perimeter of shapes downloads as a full-color or black-and-white PDF. Why not display the color version of the perimeter anchor chart on your math bulletin board, then provide the students with a copy of the black-and-white version to paste into their notebooks.

This anchor chart is a must-have teaching resource when it comes to teaching your students about how to find the perimeter of shapes!

## How Can This Perimeter Anchor Chart Help Students?

This teaching resource can help your students master the skill of finding the perimeter of shapes in the following ways:

1. Simplified Learning – Our anchor chart simplifies the often complex concept of finding perimeter. It breaks it down into manageable steps, making it easier for students to understand and remember.
2. Visual Learning – The combination of clear visuals and concise explanations allows students to engage in visual learning, which is a powerful method for retention and comprehension.
3. Easy Reference –  Whether it’s during class, homework or studying for an assessment, the Perimeter Anchor Chart serves as a quick and reliable reference tool for students. They can independently reference it whenever they need help.

Use the download button above to access the color or black-and-white PDF.

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## More Resources on How to Find Perimeter

Teach Starter has more great resources to save you time when teaching the perimeter of shapes to your class. Click below for some more curriculum-aligned, teacher-created activities!

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#### Perimeter with Missing Sides – Word Problems Worksheet

Use this perimeter with missing sides worksheet when exploring the concept of perimeter in your math lessons.

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#### Draw the Perimeter Worksheet

Get students to draw a figure with a given perimeter with this perimeter of rectangles worksheet.