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Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....
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Find the Area of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Polygons (6.G.A.1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Before diving into the formulas for area, show where the formulas connect to the shape of the figure. The four videos look at different shapes and by decomposing them, they end up relating directly to their area formula.
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Algebra: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All Algebra, all the time! Here is a compiled list of resources that address all of the standards regarding Algebra Common Core for high school. Each resource has the main standard it addresses under the notes section of the item. 
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Classifying 3D Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Get help when teaching 3D shapes in Geometry by using these resources to introduce classification, practice labeling, and apply this knowledge to other types of problems.
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Common Core Math: 6th Grade

For Teachers 6th Standards
Need some help aligning your 6th grade math curriculum to Common Core? Here is a collection complete with a resource for every standard in the curriculum. While many of these resources cover multiple math standards, the main one...
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...
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Interior Angles, Exterior Angles, and Diagonals of Polygons

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
How does the number of sides of a polygon affect the angle measures? Learners recognize a pattern in finding the total measure of interior and exterior angles and the number of diagonals. They use the patterns to calculate the number of...
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For Students 4th - 8th
What shapes classify as a polygon? The resource provides the definition of a polygon and provides examples of polygons and shapes that are not polygons. The presentation gives an explanation of why each shape falls into the particular...
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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...
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What are Interior and Exterior Angles of a Polygon?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Break down interior and exterior angles with this video. Using a pentagon, a teacher demonstrates how to find the interior and exterior angles of a polygon. She goes on to explain a few of the properties of these angles, writing down all...
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For Students 2nd Standards
Identify shapes based on their attributes. Second graders are tasked to color triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, and hexagons specific colors. The one thing these shapes have in common? They are all polygons.
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Spotting Polygons

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
See all sides of the story with a learning exercise on geometric shapes! After studying the example at the top, which matches polygons with solid figures, second graders circle shapes that are named in the directions. Next, they match...
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Properties of Polygons, Same-Length Sides

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Can your third graders spot the differences between these geometric shapes? After studying several sections of triangles, rectangles, and other polygons, learners circle the shape described in each set of instructions. For extra...
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Naming Polygons

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
What polygon is this? Young geometers categorize shapes by circling all the quadrilaterals in a set of figures. Next, they write the names of 10 polygons using a visual guide as reference. Review the guide together before they start if...
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Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry lesson. Young geometers use grid paper to draw a quadrilateral and calculate its area and perimeter. They also read The Greedy Triangle to identify the changing shape of...
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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...
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Finding Areas of Polygons, Variation 1

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
An exercise in finding the area of polygons by decomposing into triangles and composing into rectangles is the focus of this resource. Make several copies of the worksheet for each participant. Ask learners to use colored pencils to...
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Draw Polygons Using Given Coordinates as Vertices

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
At the end of the activity your learners will be able to classify a polygon by the number of ordered pairs given in a coordinate plane used as the vertices. this is the first video in a progressive series of four using geometry to solve...
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Calculating and Measuring Perimeters of Polygons

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
If you're teaching 3rd or 4th grade math, this presentation is a must have. It defines perimeter and polygons, then describes the process by which perimeter is determined through pair share discussion and critical thinking questions....
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Find the Perimeter of a Polygon with More Than 4 Sides

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Perimeter moves beyond squares and rectangles in a lesson on irregular-shaped polygons. The lesson focuses on the strategy of counting and then adding side lengths. Several examples are slowly walked through, giving learners plenty of...
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Angles in Polygons

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Show your class that finding angle measures is a regular calculation with a resource that provides 12 problems dealing with the measures of angles in regular polygons. Pupils use formulas for the sum of measures of angles in a polygon to...
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Construct Regular Polygons Inside Circles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Construct regular polygons using a circle as a guide. Scholars learn the process of inscribing regular polygons inside a circle using the central angle method. They practice their constructions on a variety of circles.
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Polygon Sort Sheet

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What makes a polygon a polygon and how many different types are there? Invite your scholars to learn and discuss that question with this polygon sort sheet.  Learners cut out each polygon and sort them by their different attributes. 
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Walking Polygons

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get up and move! With this kinesthetic activity, young mathematicians walk the sides and interior angles of given polygons. With pivoting and rotating, learners become familiar with the sum of the interior angles of a triangle.