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#### Study Jams! Classify Triangles

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Jam on with this multi-faceted activity teaching triangle classification. Start with a learner-paced lesson describing the different qualities of triangles and follow with a fun karaoke session. Also provided are two types of...
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#### Classifying Triangles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
If you're looking for a presentation to assist you in your teaching of triangles, this one could be for you. In it, learners are shown how triangles are classified by the size of their angles and by their sides. These are tricky concepts...
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#### Classifying Triangles Using Sides

For Students 4th - 5th
For this geometry worksheet, students answer 8 fill in the blank questions where they must examine 5 different complex geometric figures to classify triangles.
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#### Accessible Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All the 2-D and 3-D measurement work you need is in one location. Divided into three sections, the geometry lesson plans consist of visualization of three dimensions, classifying geometric figures, and finding surface area and volume....
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#### Construct a 45 Degree Angle

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Create a 45-degree angle without bisecting an angle. A video shows a method to construct a 45-degree angle without needing to bisect a right angle. By constructing an isosceles right triangle, the presenter constructs a 45-degree angle...
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#### Pythagoras Rectangles and Isosceles Triangles

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
When does the Pythagorean Theorem come in handy? An intriguing video uses the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems other than simply finding the length of a side of a right triangle. Pupils find the diagonal of a rectangle and the...
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#### Isosceles Triangle Spaces

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
How many different types of triangles can your class name? A discovery lesson guides learners through an exploration of the different triangle types and the relationships between their angles and sides. Using coordinate geometry,...
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#### Circling Trains

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
And round and round the park we go! Given a description of an amusement park with the locations of three attractions connected by walkways, learners consider what happens when additional attractions join the mix by doubling the length of...
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#### What You Know About the Bermuda Triangle?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get lost in the classifications. Using the backdrop of the Bermuda Triangle, pupils classify it by angle and side measures. They also learn information about the triangle and its history.
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#### Special Triangle Ratios: Special Right Triangle Ratios

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Go from one side length to any other side length with special right triangles. Individuals use the interactive to investigate the ratio of sides in 45-45 and 30-60 right triangles. Scholars make generalizations about the types of special...
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#### Lengths of Sides in Isosceles Right Triangles: Paper Football

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fuse sports and geometry by having your class create paper footballs—that are actually isosceles right triangles! Scholars use an interactive to create an isosceles right triangle to model a paper football. From the information in the...
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#### How Many Triangles?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Something for young mathematicians to remember: the sum of any two sides must be greater than the third. Class members investigates the Triangle Inequality Theorem to find the relationship between the sides of a triangle. At the same...
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#### Rods and Triangles

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Scholars explore triangles with rods of different lengths. Using rods of 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 cm class members build as many different types of triangles as they can. They also describe properties of these triangles and determine...
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#### Refiguring Pythagoras

For Students 6th - 8th
Why was Pythagoras so obsessed with squares? The assessment task posits the question of whether the geometric interpretation of the Pythagorean Theorem holds for figures other than squares. Scholars first consider the case of semicircles...
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#### Common Geometric Figures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Geometry could be called the study of figures. An overview of the figures found in a typical geometry course contains a study of different triangles, quadrilaterals, and regular polygons.
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#### Angle Sum Property of Triangles

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
All triangles have some things in common. Using these properties of triangles, learners find missing angle measures. Scholars use the Angle Sum Property and properties of special triangles throughout the lesson.
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#### Isosceles Triangles and Special Line Segments

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Under which conditions can a triangle be classified as isosceles? High schoolers practice identifying isosceles triangles and special line segments, including angle bisectors, medians of triangles, and perpendicular bisectors of sides of...
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#### Triangles

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
After reviewing characteristics of seven types of triangles, young geometers discover how to find the missing angle of a triangle. Then, they practice identifying triangles, find missing angles, and find missing side lengths of similar...
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#### Unit 5 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 6)

For Students 6th Standards
Acute angle, line of symmetry, and vertex are a few terms you'll find in a set of 90 flashcards designed to reinforce math vocabulary. Included in the set are two types of cards; a word card printed in bold font, and a definition card...
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#### Assessment For The California Mathematics Standards Grade 4

For Students 4th Standards
Have scholars show what they know with a 20-page assessment aligned to the California State Standards. The test covers concepts such as large and whole numbers, all four mathematical operations, fractions, decimals, geometric figures,...
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#### Unit 6 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 5)

For Students 5th Standards
Acute angles, nets, and vertices are only a few terms that a set of flash cards includes. Among the 108 cards, two types are available; word cards printed in bold-faced lettering, and corresponding definition cards equipped with an...
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#### Assessment for the California Mathematics Standards Grade 3

For Students 3rd Standards
Assess scholars' knowledge with a 22-page assessment that covers place value, patterns, probability, estimation, measurement, geometric figures; and their ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide proficiently.
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#### Right Triangles Inscribed in Circles I

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
One of the basic properties of inscribed angles gets a triangle proof treatment in a short but detailed exercise. Leading directions take the learner through identifying characteristics of a circle and how they relate to angles and...
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#### Triangle Pack

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
With so many different types of triangles, it can be a challenge for young mathematicians to keep them all straight. Luckily this set of printable triangles is here to engage children in comparing and sorting triangles by their...