Year 4

Measure and calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and millimetres

Year 4

Measure and calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and millimetres

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will learn about the concept of a 'perimeter', and look at examples of how to calculate the perimeter of rectangular shapes using different units of measurement.

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4 Questions

Q1.
What is perimeter?
Correct answer: The distance around the outside of a 2-D shape
The size of the angles in a shape
The space inside a 2-D shape
Q2.
After calculating the perimeter, what should you write after the answer?
A decimal point
A squared symbol
Correct answer: The unit of measure
Q3.
What is the perimeter of the shape below?
An image in a quiz
12 cm
Correct answer: 24 cm
36 cm
Q4.
What is the perimeter of the shape below?
An image in a quiz
12 cm
Correct answer: 24 cm
27 cm