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138 resources with the concept trapezoids

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Quadrilateral Sort

For Teachers 7th
If only you had a Sorting Hat to sort out quadrilaterals. Learners sort cutouts of quadrilaterals based on their properties and attributes. A flowchart helps them organize the results of the activity.
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Properties of Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
What type of quadrilateral is that? Discover the difference between the types of quadrilaterals. Small groups investigate types of quadrilaterals using geometry software to find their properties. To keep track of the different...
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Bicycle Chain II

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Apply geometric concepts to a design problem. Individuals examine the structural setup of the chain on a bicycle and use the measurements of the circles to determine the length of the chain. 
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Christmas Tree Pattern Block Mat

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Put the tree back in geometry! Explore shapes and celebrate Christmas while using pentagon, square, and triangle pattern blocks to create a Christmas tree.
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Expressions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Strive to think outside of the quadrilateral parallelogram. Worksheet includes two problems applying prior knowledge of area and perimeter to parallelograms and trapezoids. The focus is on finding and utilizing the proper formula and...
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Swimming Pool

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Swimming is more fun with quantities. The short assessment task encompasses finding the volume of a trapezoidal prism using an understanding of quantities. Individuals make a connection to the rate of which the pool is filled with a...
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Evaluating Statements About Length and Area

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members complete an assessment task by identifying whether statements about triangles and quadrilaterals are always true, sometimes true, or never true. They then participate in a sorting activity with the same objective.
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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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Study Jams! Classify Quadrilaterals

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Face the vertex of two-dimensional shapes and discover what each figure requires as part of its classification. With one shape per slide, learners see what makes each shape special and compare it to others with similar qualities. 
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Shapes - Kindergarten

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Extend scholars' learning experience with a unit consisting of five shape lesson plans, an extension activity, assessment, and rubric. Begin by reading a story about shapes, then conduct an overview and assign pupils' their first...
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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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Collecting Driving Data

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Give AP Calculus classes the opportunity to check the accuracy of their calculations! A calculus activity involves the collection of data, the application of mathematics, and the analysis of the accuracy of results. Young mathematicians...
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Pattern Blocks

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Who needs to buy pattern blocks when you have this printable pattern block template? Including triangles, squares, trapezoids, rhombuses, and hexagons, this resource offers endless possibilities for teaching children about geometric shapes.
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Cut and Paste Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Engage youngsters in exploring the wonderful world of shapes with this series of cut-and-paste activities. Offering a variety of materials from printable pattern blocks to a series of matching exercises, this resource will have your...
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The Land of Venn - Geometric Defense

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Young mathematicians use their geometry skills to save the Land of Venn in an engaging math game. A fun way to reinforce children's understanding of basic geometric figures and shapes.
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Coordinate Geometry Additional Practice

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Your learners get extra practice using coordinates in calculating mid points, finding end points, deciding if points are collinear, calculations using slope concepts, writing linear equations, using triangles and quadrilaterals, and...
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Areas and Volumes - 2D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Unfortunately for young mathematicians, the world isn't made entirely of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids. After first learning the area formulas for these common shapes, students apply this new knowledge to determine the area...
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Area and Perimeter of Regular and Irregular Polygons

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Extend young mathematicians' understanding of area with a geometry lesson on trapezoids. Building on their prior knowledge of rectangles and triangles, students learn how to calculate the area of trapezoids and other irregular...
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Practice: Word Problems

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Congratulations, you've just hit the word problem jackpot! Covering an incredible range of topics from integers and fractions, to percents, geometry, and much more, this collection of worksheets will keep young mathematicians busy...
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Alike or Different Game

For Teachers K Standards
How are a circle and triangle alike? How are they different? These are the types of questions children will answer while playing this fun geometry game. Including a variety of conventional and unconventional shapes, this activity allows...
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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Trapezoids can be tricky! Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with an engaging math video. Learners explore area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. 
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What is a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
There are many types of parallelograms, each having specific properties. A trapezoid is a special type of quadrilateral in that it has one pair, and only one pair, of parallel lines. Take a look at some of the other quadrilaterals and...
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How to Find the Area of a Trapezoid

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What a great resource! Two learners lead viewers through the process of finding the area of a trapezoid. It's a visual approach that your class is bound to remember.
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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Trapezoids can be tricky. Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with this video! Viewers are given information about the area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. This is a...