Lesson Plan

Perimeter of Polygons

Finding the perimeter of a polygon is a simple process with addition! Use this lesson to teach your students how to find the perimeter of polygons.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to calculate the perimeter of polygons.


(2 minutes)
Pentagon PerimetersTrapezoid Perimeters
  • Write the word Perimeter on the board.
  • Ask students to share what they know and what they want to know about the term. Record their answers on the board around the key term.
  • Have students choral read the learning objective. Explain to students that they will be finding the perimeter of different types of polygons.