teaching resource

Perimeter of a Rectangle Poster

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 3 - 5

Use this poster to teach your students how to find the perimeter of a rectangle.

Support Student Learning with our Perimeter Anchor Chart 

Use this poster to supplement your mathematics and perimeter lessons.

As students begin to understand the concept of perimeter, different formulas will be introduced. It can be difficult for students to remember which formula is used for a specific shape. This poster provides a visual display to remember the formulas for finding the perimeter of a rectangle. 

How to Make the Most of Your Perimeter Anchor Chart

  1. Print the poster on paper or cardstock and display it in your classroom for students to reference when doing independent work.
  2. Print the poster on letter-size paper, slip it into a clear sleeve, and use it in your guided groups as a reminder.
  3. Print the poster on letter-size paper, slide it into a clear sleeve, and hang it on a ring as a reference tool for a learning center. 

We’ve also come up with bonus ways to turn posters into interactive tools that really make your lessons stick!

🖍️ Turn this poster into a coloring page by printing it in black and white. 

📂 Place copies in students’ homework folders for reference. 

💻 Provide posters as digital resources for virtual students. 

🧠 Test students’ memories by showing them the poster, then hiding it and having them tell you what they remember.

Before You Download

This resource prints as a color PDF. 

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