# AREA and PERIMETER ACTIVITIES & TEACHING IDEAS for MATH

## Collection by Clutter-Free Classroom

Sometimes Common Core can be hard! Sometimes knowing what to teach for a particular standard can be even harder! Here we will help you teach CCSS 3.MD.8. This standard states: 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 areas or with the same area and different perimeters.

### The Standards for Mathematical Practice

Learn how to understand and make sense of the 8 standards for mathematical practice and 7 mathematical process standards. This blog post even gives you tips and ideas for how to make the standards kid friendly! #mathpractices #mathstandards #mathematicalpractices #standardsbased #ccss #teks

### Elementary Math Accommodations and Modifications

Are you looking for differentiated instruction ideas for your elementary math instruction? This blog post for teachers is packed with accommodations and modifications for students with and without special education support. All kids can benefit from the ideas and strategies listed. #elementarymath #guidedmathgroups #specialeducation #mathinstruction

### OPEN-ENDED MATH PROBLEMS

Open-ended math problems and tasks promote higher order and critical thinking for elementary students and beyond. These types of questions and activities get kids learning and having fun in math! #mathproblemsolving #realworldmath #fastfinishers

### Elementary Math Word Problems

Math word problems can be so hard for elementary students. Grab these tips for teaching this challenging topic to first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade students. #wordproblems #mathwordproblems #teachingideas #teachingstrategies #elementarymath #realworldmath

### Ideas and Strategies for Teaching Word Problems

Check out this blog post offering ideas and strategies for teaching math word problems! This is helpful for 1st, 2nd, 2rd, 4th, and 5th grade classroom teachers. Make teaching and solving word problems fun and easy for elementary students! #wordproblems #mathwordproblems #teachingideas #teachingstrategies #elementarymath #realworldmath

### Hands On Math Activities

Hands on math activities for elementary students are essential. Teacher friends, check out this blog post to get ideas for how you can implement it in your classroom. Hands on learning makes mathematics fun for first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade students. #handsonmath #mathactivities #elementarymath

### The Importance of Teaching Logical Thinking

Learn about the importance of teaching logical thinking and reasoning to elementary students during math instruction by reading this blog post. Get fun and easy ideas and printable resources to help you teach kids to be critical and logical thinkers. #logicalthinking #logicalthinker #logic #elementarymath

### Real World Math Problems

Learn how to implement real world math in your elementary classroom from this blog post. Read world math problems, situations, activities, and learning experience make learning math fun and meaningful for students. Get tons of ideas now! #realworldmath #mathproblemsolving #elementarymath #pbl #projectbasedlearning

### Ideas to Get Students Writing in Math

Are you looking for ideas to get elementary students writing in math? If so, you found the right place! This blog post is packed with awesome ideas and even some journal printables for teachers. Check it out now! #writinginmath #writingactivities #mathjournal #mathjournals #elementarymath

### Strengthening the Home and School Connection in Math

Learn how to get your students' families to support your math lessons at home from this blog post titled Strengthening the Home and School Connection in Math. It's packed with tips and ideas to increase parent participation and involvement in their children's education. #parentparticipation #parentinvolvement #mathathome #mathhomework

### Math Literature Books for Elementary

Read this blog post to learn how using math literature books for elementary math instruction is an effective way to teach key concepts and skills in a fun and engaging way for Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. Check out this post now!

### Vertical Alignment Math Curriculum

Vertical alignment in math curriculum is essential in the education field. Students starting in kindergarten or first grade and all the way through need to have a cohesive education experience using similar vocabulary and terminology. It's the only way for students to be able to develop deep connections and understandings of math content. #verticalalignment #mathcurriculum #elementarymath

### Math Vocabulary Teaching Ideas

This blog post offers tons of ways you can improve your elementary students' math vocabulary. These math vocab teaching ideas and tips will improve the quality of number talks and math discussions by increasing the amount of math talk students use naturally. Check out these ideas now! #mathvocabulary #mathvocab #teachingmath

### Number Talks Examples and Ideas

Are you looking to implement or improve number talks in your classroom? This blog post is packed with examples and ideas to help first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade teachers use number talks and encourage math talk in their classrooms. #numbertalks #mathtalk #mathinstruction #elementarymath

### Math Centers, Games and Activities

Check out these elementary math centers, games, and activities in this blog post! It's packed with game ideas, teaching strategies, organization tips, accountability strategies, and homework recommendations. Grab the printable resources while you are there! #mathcenter #mathcenters #mathgame #mathgames #mathactivity #mathactivities #guidedmath #mathworkshop

### Math Fact Fluency

Math fact fluency for elementary students has the most misconceptions surrounding it than any other math topic. Mastering addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division math facts is essential in order for students to be able to complete complex math problems in the future. Learn how to teach these skills and when by reading this blog post! #mathfacts #mathfactfluency #factfluency