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Multi-Step Area and Perimeter Missing Sides #1 – Digital Activities + Video Lesson


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Your students will love these interactive and engaging Area and Perimeter Missing Side Word Problems. The Simple and Easy-to-Use Google Slides are bright, colorful and have movable pieces! The Video Lesson walks students through solving Multi Step Area and Perimeter Missing Side problems and is Perfect for Math Stations, Tutoring or Distance Learning. This resource is designed for 4th grade students and aligns to these standards: TEKS 4.5D and CCSS 4.MD.A.3.

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This is Lesson 4 in a 4th Grade Perimeter/Area Series.

Here are links to the other lessons:

⭐ Student Devices must have access to You-Tube to view the Video Lesson ⭐

The Video Lesson:

  • Teaches students how to find the missing side length using other known side lengths in a model
  • Teaches students how to break apart multi-step problems
  • Walks students through the Google Slides activities they will complete
  • Is approximately 6 minutes

⭐ Many of the slides are self-checking, so students can work through the activity with confidence.

Topics and Activities Include:

  • Finding the Area and Perimeter of Rectangles in multi-step problems where a side length must be calculated
  • Relating unknown side lengths to Part-Part-Whole problems
  • Fun Google Slides Activities with movable pieces
  • Application of Learning in Real-World Word Problems
  • Word Problems have optional Step-by-Step support

What’s Included?

  • Video Lesson with Activity Instructions
  • 12 Interactive Activities
  • Teacher Key in separate Google Slides™ doc that can be assigned to students to check their work at home with their parents
  • PDF with a link to make a copy of the Google Slides™ in your Google Drive
  • Directions on how to assign the Google Slides™ activity to students in Google Classroom™

Standards Alignment

CCSS.4.MD.A.3 Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.

TEKS 4.5D Solve problems related to perimeter and area of rectangles where dimensions are whole numbers.

Additional information

Resource Type

Digital Resources

Grade Level


Number of Pages

12 practice slides + Video + Answer key

Common Core