# Area, Perimeter Word Puzzle ```Area, Perimeter Word Puzzle
Activity
Goal: This activity is designed to reinforce the understanding of the perimeter and area of
different shapes
CA Standards: Students deepen their understanding of the measurement of plane and solid
shapes and use this understanding to solve problems (1.1)
Objectives: The student will be able to:
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give formulas for the areas and perimeters of different shapes
calculate area, perimeter of different shapes
Resources/materials needed: worksheets (provided), pencil
Plan:
This activity can be used as a warm-up or as a closing activity summarizing the concepts.
The students can work in small groups, or individually.
They should read the each question and answer to them. After they completed the first
worksheet, they can copy their answers into the empty cells of the puzzle table, and read the clue
in the vertical column.
Submitted by:
GK-12 Fellows:
Andrea Nemeth
Jennifer Wright
3/22/2006
Area, Perimeter Word Puzzle
Directions: Fill the lines with the appropriate words, and then complete the puzzle table.
1.
L  W is the formula for the area of a ___________________________
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4  S is the formula for the perimeter of a ________________________
3.
The side of a square is 3 inches . The perimeter of the square is ___________ inches
4.
To calculate the ______________ of an object you need to add all the lengths of all the
sides.
5.
The formula for the area of a_____________ is r
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TRUE or FALSE?
The area of a rectangle with length of 11 inches and width of 5 inches is 32 inches.
7.
If the radius of a circle is 1, then the diameter of the circle is __________
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2  r   is the formula for the ___________________ of a circle
9.
The formula for the area of a ____________ is
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1
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ HEIGHT is the formula for the area of a triangle.
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The ______________ of a circle is twice as long as the radius of the circle.
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Length times ______________ gives you the area of a rectangle.
13.
To calculate the area of a triangle, you need to know the length of the base and the length
of the __________________
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TRUE or FALSE?
The radius of a circle is 6. Then the area of the circle is about 38.
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The sides of a square are all 8. Then the ___________ of the square is 64.
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