Tennessee Curriculum Center

Perimeter Powerpoint

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About This Resource

This is a powerpoint that gives detailed examples and explanations on finding the perimeter of various 2-dimensional shapes.

Connections to Standards

This resource could be used as an introduction to the concept of perimeter in a whole group or small group setting. This could also be used as a reteaching tool for parents and students in either a classroom or home setting.

Alignment to Standards

Use appropriate units, strategies and tools to solve problems involving perimeter.
Recognize that media can be a source of information and entertainment.
Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different area or with the same area and different perimeter.