# Geoboards Teacher Resources

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#### Large 5x5 Geoboard Paper

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Accompany a physical Geoboard or use this printed 5x5 Geoboard paper with lines for writing to explore and explain basic geometric concepts.
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#### 5x5 Geoboard Paper

For Students K - 5th Standards
Geoboards can take up a lot of space in the classroom; instead use this 5x5 geoboard paper! Six geoboards and lines for writing are included in this multi-use printable and template.
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#### Shapes on the Geoboard

For Students K - 1st
Create fun shapes on the Geoboard! Your young scholars will have a blast discovering new ways to form familiar and unfamiliar shapes using rubber bands. They choose a favorite shape and record it, then write about their shape. Use these...
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#### To Half or Half Not

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Jump into equivalent fractions using these fun scenarios for mathematicians to solve. First, they use geoboards to find different ways to divide a rectangle in half. Then, an alien from the planet Fractional is after one half of their...
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#### Geoboards

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students describe shapes to their classmates using specific properties and practice making triangles on geoboards. In this geoboards lesson plan, students use string on the geoboards.
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#### Geo Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Invite your first graders to compose and decompose two and three-dimensional figures with this fun, hands-on activity. They investigate and predict the results of putting together and taking apart two-dimensional shapes with rubber bands...
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#### Geoboard Squares

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Don't be a square! Help your budding mathematicians discover patterns within squares. Scholars create squares on geoboards and identify patterns in the number of nails, both nails on the edge of the squares and nails within the squares....
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#### The Greedy Triangle-Intro to Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
In this geometry lesson, learners read The Greedy Triangle and use geoboards to construct geometric shapes. They identify the number of sides and angles each shape has.
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#### Multiplying Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners analyze word problems requiring multiplying fractions. They manipulate geoboards as a visual representation, one child completes a multiplication problem, while the other draws an image to collaborate and problem solve in...
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#### Geoboard Areas

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school geometers determine the area of a shape on a geoboard or dot paper and draw figures that meet given area conditions. Working as a class, they develop and discuss various ways to draw geometric shapes with specified...
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#### Isosceles Triangles on a Geoboard

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
How many isosceles triangles can you create on a seven-by-seven peg board? This is the task scholars attack in their collaborative groups. The problem prompts discussion on distance, slope, and the definition of isosceles triangles.
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#### Geoboard Area

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the basic geometric shapes and geometric shape vocabulary through the use of geoboards and virtual geoboards. They create a variety of shapes with a partner, build ten different rectangles on their geoboards, and...
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#### Geoboard Squares

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create squares of different sizes on a geoboard. They find and describe a pattern. Students use the pattern to determine the number of squares possible on a 10-by-10 geoboard. They create squares with a horizontal base (and...
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#### The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students make designated geometrical shapes using geoboards. In this geometry lesson plan, students listen to Marilyn Burns, The Greedy Triangle, while listening for the names of geometric shapes. They make the shapes on geoboards by...
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#### Unit of Measures used in Measuring the Area of a Triangle/Parallelogram

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Third, fourth, and fifth graders explore area measurement. First, they define and identify parallelograms. They then construct parallelograms on a geoboard and determine the area by covering it with paper square centimeters. They also...
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#### Developing an Understanding for Square Roots

For Students 8th - 12th
In this algebra activity, students discover properties of squares while making squares with a Geoboard. There are two charts to complete and 15 questions.
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#### Geoboard Ideas

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars build polygons on their geoboards. In this geometry lesson plan, students build and then draw it on paper and label it. Young scholars then switch with a partner to try an make a symmetrical shape.
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#### Ship Shape

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore shapes. After reading books about shapes, 2nd graders describe the properties of various shapes. They identify shapes if they have been rotated, flipped, or slid. Students create shapes using drawings and geoboards.
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#### How Many Units?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Young mathematicians calculate the area of rectangles and squares. In this geometry lesson, learners are grouped in pairs and use geoboards to construct rectangles. They calculate the area of the figure by counting the number of square...
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#### Area of Triangles Non-Right Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geometry worksheet, students draw non-right triangles with the defined area on a provided Geoboard image. There are 16 questions.
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#### Get to the Point! Coordinate Geometry!

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Tenth graders explore area of polygons. They find the areas of geoboard polygons using the coordinate method. Additionally, learners investigate problem solving using a coordinate approach.
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#### Geoboard Activity

For Students 10th
For this geometry worksheet, 10th graders use geoboards or the grid representation of a geoboard to construct the indicated geometric figure. The three page worksheet contains twenty-seven questions. Answers are not included.
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#### Basic Geoboard Procedures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate area and perimeter using a geoboard.  For this area and perimeter using a geoboard lesson, students create a geoboard on their Ti-73.  Students make a 26 vertice board and construct triangles on it.  Students find...
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#### Cross-Fencing Pastures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the concept of area of shapes. Learners will find the area of triangles, squares, and rectangles using a geoboard application on the graphing calculator. They will also find the area of trapezoids and other irregular shapes by...