Classifying Polygons Teacher Resources

Find Classifying Polygons lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 1 - 24 of 48 resources
Lesson Planet

Classifying Polygons

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
A straight edge, a right angle, a number of vertices; sounds like it's time to classify polygons. That's right you and your class will learn all about the properties of polygons and how to classify them with this easy to follow...
4:00
Lesson Planet

Classifying Polygons: Lesson

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
For your eyes only: classify the names of polygons. After providing the definition of a polygon, the video introduces the two major classifications of polygons, concave and convex. The segment of a larger playlist on geometry continues...
Lesson Planet

Classifying Polygons

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students classify geometric shapes. In this polygon lesson, students use the computer program Geometer's Sketchpad as well as tangrams to explore polygons. Students compare and contrast the different shapes to classify them.
Lesson Planet

Exploring and Classifying Polygons

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Not particularly coloful, but definitely informative, here is an introductory presentation on polygons. The basic shapes are covered, from triangles to decagons. Special polygons like the trapezoid and the rhombus are also covered. Not...
Lesson Planet

Classifying Polygons

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students study polygons. In this math lesson, students play a game in which they learn the classification system for polygons. Students identify the properties of quadrilaterals.
Lesson Planet

Classifying Polygons Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this polygons worksheet, students write the name of the polygon, and if it is not a polygon they write "none". Students complete 9 problems.
Lesson Planet

Classifying Polygons

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders participate in a polygon hunt.  In this polygon lesson, 7th graders examine how polygons are alike and different.  Students create a Venn diagram and label the sorting circles.  Students work in cooperative groups to sort...
Lesson Planet

2-D polygons

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A hands-on activity uses the Zome modeling system, and helps young geometers either learn or review their knowledge of polygons. Students build as many different 2-dimensional polygons as possible: triangle, square, rectangle, pentagon,...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Geometry of Shape and Size

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners classify polygons using the correct name based on the number of sides. In this geometry lesson, students identify the different parts of a polygons and differentiate between convex and concave.
Lesson Planet

Exploring Polygons and The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Excellent lesson! Anne Linehane's geometry story, The Greedy Triangle, offers an opportunity to practice forming various types of polygons with your learners. Using elastic bands (or Chinese jump ropes), partners form the various shapes...
Lesson Planet

Nets And Surface Area

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders investigate how to find the surface area when using two-dimensional shapes. They conduct an investigation in groups while working sample problems given during class discussion with the teacher. They also review how to...
Lesson Planet

Sorting Polygons

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify and classify polygons according to various attributes. In this sorting polygons lesson, 10th graders describe, classify and comprehend relationships among types of two-dimensional objects using their defining...
1:53
Lesson Planet

Types of Polygons - Geometry Help

For Teachers 7th - 12th
If it has three sides it's a triangle! Learn about the different types of polygons and how they are classified by the number of sides they have. This clip clearly defines each type of polygon, but fails to show examples.
Lesson Planet

Classifying Solids

For Students 9th - 10th
In this geometry worksheet, students classify polygons based on their sides and shape. There are 16 shapes to be identified with an answer key.
Lesson Planet

Pondering Polygons

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use block letter writing to help classify polygons. They use their own names which helps to keep them engaged during the lesson. Finally, 7th graders play a classification game naming different polygons.
Lesson Planet

Finding Volume and Surface Area of Three Dimensional Figures

For Students 8th - 10th
In this geometry worksheet, students find the volume and surface area of different shapes. They classify polygons based on their sides. There are 4 problems.
Lesson Planet

2D Shape Sheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this polygons learning exercise, students examine 20 different polygons that are quadrilaterals.  It is not clear what they are to do with them.
Lesson Planet

Figure It Out - Polygons

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore different polygons. In this polygon lesson, 6th graders examine a rhombus, quadrilateral, parallelogram, and rectangles. Students compare and contrast polygons and research shapes on the Internet.
Lesson Planet

Cones, Cylinders, Spheres

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students classify polygons by name and shape. In this geometry lesson, students identify the lateral surface of each conic. They differentiate between cones, cylinders and spheres.
Lesson Planet

8th Grade Math Classifying Triangles and Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a instructional activity that is about classifying polygons with the focus being upon specific triangles and quadrilaterals. They conduct activities using cutouts for kinesthetic learners to help make connections...
Lesson Planet

Geometry

For Students 7th - 8th
In this line and angles activity, students explore basic geometry vocabulary.  They classify polygons.  Students determine the area and perimeter of given shapes.  They examine the parts of a circle, find volume and surface area of...
Lesson Planet

Sharing Brownies: Fractions That Represent a Fair Share

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Elementary graders discover the concept of fractional pieces of a whole. They investigate the meanings of fractions in everyday life and why they are used. Pupils divide brownies amongst each other to demonstrate the use of fractions...
7:22
Lesson Planet

What are Similar Figures?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Similar figures have the same shape, the same corresponding angles, but different lengths of their corresponding sides. The teacher explains just what all that means. She demonstrates how to compare the two shapes to prove they are similar.
4:48
Lesson Planet

What is the Triangle Sum Theorem?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
If you add the value of the three interior angles in a triangle will it equal 180 degrees? Yes it will. The instructor illustrates and proves the Triangle Sum Theorem. Follow closely as she explains her proof.

Browse by Subject


Classifying Polygons