The fourth grade students learned about area and perimeter on Friday afternoon. The lesson was very interactive as Mrs. Schmitt gave the students Cheez-Its to make arrays on their desks. The class had so much fun and also enjoyed listening to the Perimeter & Area Song that was found on YouTube. I have shared the song below. It is actually quite catchy and really helps students remember the difference between area and perimeter.
We also used an educational game to practice area and perimeter. The link to the game is: www.funbrain.com/poly/index.html. The goal of the game is to correctly provide the area or perimeter, based on the instructions, to reveal a photograph. I personally liked this game as it could be easily differentiated for different