This is a set of posters, task cards, and worksheets for finding area and perimeter. These activities deal with both regular and irregular rectilinear shapes.

The posters provide definitions and examples of how to find area and perimeter. Hanging them as anchor charts while working on your measurement unit will help students be successful with the activities.

The task cards include 12 cards with different shapes. The shapes all show the square units. Students will determine the area and perimeter of each shape Two differentiated recording sheets are provided.

There are also three different worksheets. One guides students through finding area and perimeter of regular shapes by counting units and sides. One requires them to find area by multiplying columns x rows and perimeter by adding the lengths of the sides. The last worksheet deals with irregular shapes.

This resource also includes exit tickets for both types of shapes.

Answer keys are included.

Area and Perimeter of Regular and Irregular Shapes

  • Grade Level

    3 to 4

  • Pages


  • CCSS

    3.MD.C.5, 3.MD.C.5a, 3.MD.C.5b, 3.MD.C.6, 3.MD.C.7a, 3.MD.D.8

  • File Type