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Simple 2D Shapes: Find Their Areas (2)

In this worksheet, students calculate the area of simple 2D shapes drawn on a dotty cm grid by counting along the edges.

'Simple 2D Shapes: Find Their Areas (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Calculate Areas

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this activity, we will learn about the perimeters of simple shapes drawn on a dotty cm square grid.

 

For Example:

In the following diagrams, we find the perimeter of each shape by counting the dots along each edge, starting at any corner and finishing at the same corner.

 

Shape diagrams

 

All the shapes have a perimeter of 14 cm each.

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

  • Question 1

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
14
EDDIE SAYS
Find the perimeter of the shape by counting the dots along each edge, starting in any corner. There are 14, so the perimeter is 14.
  • Question 2

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
16
EDDIE SAYS
Find the perimeter of the shape by counting the dots along each edge, starting in any corner. There are 16, so the perimeter is 16.
  • Question 3

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
14
EDDIE SAYS
Find the perimeter of the shape by counting the dots along each edge, starting in any corner. There are 14, so the perimeter is 14.
  • Question 4

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
12
EDDIE SAYS
Find the perimeter of the shape by counting the dots along each edge, starting in any corner. There are 12, so the perimeter is 12.
  • Question 5

Find the perimeter of this shape in cm.

Shape diagram

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
14
EDDIE SAYS
Find the perimeter of the shape by counting the dots along each edge, starting in any corner. There are 14, so the perimeter is 14.
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