Ch 33: 6th-8th Grade Measurement: Perimeter & Area

The short and entertaining video lessons in this chapter on perimeter and area show 6th-8th graders different techniques for measuring geometric shapes. Each lesson has a multiple-choice quiz that your students can use to check their progress.

Perimeter & Area - Chapter Summary

Go through the video lessons in this chapter to identify the formulas used to measure the perimeter and the area of the different shapes that your middle school students have been learning about. Informative and engaging videos describe key terms and go over the different formulas used for trapezoids, triangles, rectangles, and many other shapes.

In addition to showing your students various techniques for finding the perimeter or the area, the video lessons guide your students through practicing their skills on sample problems. Verify that your middle school students are engaged in the lessons by having them take lesson quizzes. If students need additional help, they can always submit questions to our staff of instructors.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objectives
What is Perimeter? - Definition, Formula & Quiz Describe perimeter and go over methods for calculating a perimeter with different units.
Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles Explore formulas for finding the perimeters of different shapes and solve related equations.
Area: Definition & Counting Method Establish a meaning for the term area, and then review different ways for calculating area.
Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples Identify the formula to figure out the area of a parallelogram.
Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples Apply the formula for determining a rhombus' area measurement.
Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples Distinguish the formula used for finding the area of a rectangle.
Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid Examine a trapezoid and determine the formula used for measuring the area.
Area of Triangles and Rectangles Go through the remaining formulas for measuring the area of rectangles, triangles, and other similar shapes.

8 Lessons in Chapter 33: 6th-8th Grade Measurement: Perimeter & Area
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Chapter Practice Exam
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