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Finding the Perimeter of Rectangles with a Ruler – Digital Ruler Perimeter


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These Interactive Perimeter Google Slides will be a hit with your students! Students use digital rulers to find the perimeter of rectangles. This resource is perfect practice for state tests where students use digital tools to measure side lengths and find the perimeter of objects.

Benefits and Features of this Digital Perimeter resource:

  • Every slide is bright and colorful to capture your students’ attention.
  • Interactive movable rulers keep students engaged.
  • Video Instructions embedded into the Google Slides make your job easier.

Video instructions for students are embedded in the activity:

  1. Have students who forget instructions as soon as it is time for them to begin working? Students can watch the video instructions before completing the activity at a math station, for seatwork or homework.
  2. Have students who are absent? The video instructions save you time so that you don’t have to explain how to complete the activity to students.
  3. Have a sub? They can watch the video instructions so that they can offer support while students complete the digital activity.

Perimeter Topics Include:

  • Finding the Perimeter of Rectangles
  • Using a ruler to measure side lengths in inches and centimeters
  • Reading word problems carefully and highlighting the unit to measure in (inches or centimeters)
  • Word problems that include finding the combined perimeter or difference between the perimeters of rectangles
  • Understanding that opposite sides of Rectangles are Equal

What’s Included in this Finding Perimeter Google Slides resource?

  • PDF with a Link to make a copy of the Google Slides in your Google Drive
  • Video Instructions (Student devices must be able to access YouTube)
  • 10 engaging student practice slides
  • Teacher Key

Ideas on how to use this resource:

  • Use it as a whole class teaching tool by projecting the slides and using the movable, interactive pieces to teach your lesson
  • Use this resource as a no prep math station
  • Use it as an early finisher activity
  • Use this resource for small group reteach or tutoring
  • Assign this resource as a lesson for student practice as independent work. the embedded video instructions keep students from interrupting you.
  • Share the digital key for parents and students to check work at home

This resource can be easily assigned in Google Classroom or any other platform compatible with Google Slides. Homeschool parents can use this resource by simply opening it in Google Slides. All you need to access Google Slides is a free Gmail account.

Additional information



Common Core


Resource Type

Digital Resources

Grade Level


Number of Pages

10 student slides + video instructions