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Perimeter Pals - Find the Perimeter Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 3 pages | Grades: 3

Practice finding the perimeter of rectangles and squares.

Practice Finding the Perimeter of Different Shapes

Use this independent practice worksheet to support your perimeter lesson. Students will count the unit squares around the outside of each figure to determine the perimeter.  

This worksheet includes ten questions spanning two pages.

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!  

Scaffolding & Extension Tips 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

For fast finishers, students can use the answer from each question to draw a new shape with the same perimeter.  Students can choose to draw shapes on grid paper or notebook paper.

Support students who need additional help by using the gradual release model.  Show the student how to complete the first question.  For the second question, encourage the student to find the perimeter independently.  Provide support and guidance if needed.  The remaining questions should be attempted without assistance.  

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

Prepare This Resource with Sustainability in Mind!

No matter how you decide to use this teaching resource, there are many ways to incorporate efficient practices that save time, resources, and the planet! 

♻️ Print Double-Sided

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

♻️ Reuse It!

Turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity by printing on card stock and slipping it into a dry-erase sleeve. Students can record their answers with a whiteboard marker, then erase and reuse them.

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