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138 resources with the concept trapezoids

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Naming Quadrilaterals

For Students 3rd
Scholars examine six common quadrilaterals and identify each by writing its name beneath the shape. Next, they sketch four shapes: parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, and trapezoid. Once finished, review which features helped learners...
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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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Developing Formulas for Triangles and Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 10th
For this geometry worksheet, 10th graders determine the area of triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, kites, and rhombuses. The one page worksheet contains eleven problems. Answers are included.
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Area of a Trapezoid

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Find the area of a trapezoid. The instructor goes through a discussion of defining a trapezoid, the ways to identify the height and base, and then calculates the area of the trapezoid. This visual exploration should solidify this concept...
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Quadrilaterals, An Overview

For Students 6th - 10th
Four sides hath rhombi, rectangles, squares, trapezoids, and parallelograms. Scholars learn different classifications of quadrilaterals by watching a short video from the Socratica Geometry series. They see how sides and angles help...
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 3

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
There are many different polygons, so give your learners a worksheet that practices area and perimeter on the various shapes. This full-page worksheet includes problems with hexagons, trapezoids, squares, parallelograms, and rectangles....
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 2

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Alternate between area and perimeter with this worksheet, practicing both concepts with different shapes. Problems include examples with parallelograms, octagons, squares, rectangles, and trapezoids. The formulas are not provided, so...
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 1

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Test your mathematicians' skills with this full page of area and perimeter problems. Find the area and perimeter of different shapes including squares, parallelograms, trapezoids, and octagons. The formulas are not provided, so this...
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Make a parallelogram out of two trapezoids to find the area of one trapezoid? Sounds pretty complicated. Well, it's not complicated but there are a lot of steps. The instructor does a pretty good job of diagramming and explaining just...
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How Do You Find the Height of a Trapezoid if You Know the Area and Bases?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Find the height of a trapezoid given the values of the two bases and the area. First write out the formula for the area of a trapezoid. Then identify all the variables and match up the given values. Now plug the values into the formula....
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What is a Quadrilateral?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
What's so special about quadrilaterals? There are five special types, yes, five. Can you name them? The instructor in this video diagrams and illustrates the special types of quadrilaterals and explains what makes each one special.
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How Do You Classify Quadrilaterals?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
A rectangle, a rhombus, a square, a trapezoid, and a parallelogram, are these quadrilaterals? What are the criteria that make and shape a quadrilateral? It has something to do with parallel sides, congruent sides, and congruent angles....
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet I

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this perimeter and area worksheet, students find the perimeter and area of regular polygons. They identify the perimeter and area of polygons such as triangles, trapezoids, circles, rectangles, and parallelograms. Students write the...
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Recognize and Draw Shapes

For Students K - 1st
What type of shape is this? Learners practice identifying shape attributes as they name a parallelogram and an oval and count the sides of a cube and a triangle. There are multiple-choice answers for the shape-name questions, so...
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Quick Recognizing Shapes Guide

For Students 1st - 3rd
Although there isn't anything for kids to complete in this shapes handout, they can use it as a guide for drawing shapes and recognizing their attributes. There are eight shapes described here: circle, oval, triangle, rectangle, square,...
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Recognize and Draw Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd
Each of these 10 shapes comes with a question for learners to answer as they analyze its attributes. They examine the following shapes: hexagon, trapezoid, pentagon, circle, diamond, parallelogram, rectangle, triangle, cube, and oval....
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Recognize and Draw Shapes- Matching Worksheet

For Students K - 1st
Explore some of the lesser-known shapes in this matching activity: oval, trapezoid, parallelogram, cross, and hexagon. Learners examine a set of the shapes and match them to a list of names. It may be confusing for some to figure out...
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Circle, Count, and Color Shapes

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Get your geometers familiar with shapes as they circle, color, shade, and count sets of rectangles, triangles, circles, squares, and trapezoids. For each of the 10 sets, they examine six figures and follow instructions to mark the...
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Investigation-Looking at Polygons

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders plot points and investigate polygons. They locate a point, using ordered pairs of integers on the coordinate plane. Students compare geometric measurements and computations on coordinate axes as they are applied to...
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Investigation Area of Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use triangle paper to design patterns using geometric figures and find the areas of those figures by counting units. Students are assessed by determining which figure has the greatest area and explaining their reasoning.
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Morning Math

For Students 3rd - 4th
Good morning, math scholars! There are 10 warm-ups here to get your class recalling past concepts and staying sharp on newer ones. Skills include writing an even and odd number sequence, subtracting money amounts, dividing shapes in...
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Isosceles Right Triangle

For Students 10th
For this isosceles right triangle worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 5 different constructions of composition and decomposition. First, they make 4 congruent isosceles triangles with the model on the left. Then, students create...
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Countdown Challenge: Area of Basic Shapes

For Students 7th - 8th
In this basic shapes worksheet, learners use formulas to determine the area of given figures. They compute the area of composite figures and subtract the area of shaded areas. This one-page worksheet contains 12 problems.
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Area of a Trapezoid

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online math activity, high schoolers practice finding the area of a trapezoid, given the height and length, This excellent resource allows the students to check their answers, and to get "hints" should they run into difficulties....