Area and Perimeter of Composite Figures Digital Pixel Art


Engage your students with these pixel art activities to practice calculating the area and perimeter of rectangles, trapezoids, parallelograms and composite figures! It includes mostly integer dimensions, with a few decimal dimensions. It's great as sub plan, review lesson, or independent practice!

Why you'll love this

Each activity is a self-checking Google Sheet. The image is versatile, so it can really be used at any time in the school year. Students practice a series of problems, and get immediate feedback as they go. Correct answers turn green and incorrect answers stay red. As students type in correct answers, a mystery picture appears. The Google Sheets are all self checking & digital, so it can easily be assigned through Google Classroom or any online learning platform.

There's no prep required. This is great for virtual or in person learning!

What’s included?

There's 2 pixel art Google Sheets, with 30 problems total, along with an answer key, printable worksheet (for students to show work), and directions for reference:

  • Google Sheet #1: 18 area and perimeter of parallelograms, trapezoids, and rectangles problems.

  • Google Sheet #2: 12 area and perimeter of composite figures problems. Composite figures are made up of different parallelograms, trapezoids, and rectangles.

  • Optional pdf worksheet (for students to show work)

  • Answer key (pdf) & instruction sheet (how to assign it to students on Google Classroom or non-google classroom platforms).

You can assign the Google Sheets separately or both at once depending on your preferences and skills that your students are working on.

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