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CORE Math Performance Assessment Modules: Grade 3

For Students 3rd Standards
Assess the math skills of third graders by casting them in the roles of cookie makers, data collectors, farmers, gardeners, delivery people, theatre attendees, muralists, and window washers. The nine CORE Math Performance Assessments in...
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High School Balanced Packet 2 Assessment Tasks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Good assessments can be hard to find and difficult to formulate. Designed as a collection of mathematics assessment tasks, the 20 resources in this packet can also be used as lesson openers, a review, or extra practice. The open-ended...
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The Trapezoid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Enjoy this nicely organized worksheet that puts together multiple problems regarding trapezoid proofs. The resource can be used as a guide that begins with proving properties and ends with solving for measures of line segments.
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The Great Calculus Caper

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Motivate your classes with a unique approach to presenting problems. With this "caper," pupils must solve AP Calculus problems to eliminate suspects and determine the perpetrator. Topics range from velocity to trapezoid rule to volume of...
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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This collaborative activity investigates the meaning of a trapezoid and a parallelogram. It begins by presenting two different definitions of a trapezoid. Learners are to reason abstractly the difference between the two definitions and...
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Kangaroo Hop

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
New ReviewScholars play against three other participants to show what they know about geometric figures. Starting at the beginning, kangaroos jump from shape to shape to match the figure to the displayed word and make their way to the finish line. 
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Escape from the Zombie Apocalypse - Exploring Quadrilaterals through Google Maps and Google Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare for the zombie apocalypse ... by studying quadrilaterals? Given a map of an imaginary town, scholars identify quadrilaterals created by streets. They then use Google Earth and Google Maps to find parallelograms, rectangles,...
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Filling Up a Swimming Pool Task

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Swimming pools are no fun without water. For a pool in the shape of a trapezoidal prism, scholars first calculate the amount of water needed to fill the pool. They use experimental data on water flow to determine whether to haul water...
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Connect the quadrilaterals. Working in teams, pupils use a variety of tasks to make connections between special quadrilaterals. With the properties well defined, the groups construct quadrilaterals based on those properties. Learners...
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Natural Disaster Recovery and Quadrilaterals: Trapezoids and Land Assessments

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After a tornado, an insurance company is in need of finding the area of a plot of land. Pupils use their knowledge of trapezoids and area formulas to calculate the area of the plot of land. The scholars work in groups to justify the...
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Quadrilateral Or Not?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Teach young mathematicians which shapes are classified as quadrilaterals and which aren't. A fun card game engages learners of all levels as they match shapes to the teacher's requests.
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Fun on the Farm

For Students 3rd Standards
Let imaginations run wild as participants design animal pens. A performance task challenges young mathematicians to determine the perimeter or a missing side length of different animal pens. They then design pens that meet given...
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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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Areas of Trapezoids

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Don't get tripped up by trapezoids. An enlightening video first shows how to derive the formula for the area of a trapezoid by partitioning the figure and rearranging it into a triangle. It then works through two examples of finding the...
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Area of a Trapezium

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Trapezium or trapezoid is a matter location! A British narrator explains the process of finding the area of a trapezium, otherwise known as a trapezoid. After watching several examples, learners practice the skill with the included...
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Names of Quadrilaterals

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
They've all got four sides, but some have more interesting properties. Scholars learn the names of quadrilaterals. They also explore some properties of these quadrilaterals, including congruent angles, congruent and parallel sides, and...
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Area and Perimeter of Trapezoids: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
With a little averaging, a trapezoid becomes a parallelogram. The section of an extensive geometry playlist shows how to derive the formula for the area of a trapezoid by changing it into a parallelogram. Using the formula, the video...
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Quadrilateral Quandary

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Classify quadrilaterals quickly. After playing a game to identify quadrilaterals, your young scholars should come away with knowledge of the properties of quadrilaterals. They then apply this knowledge to create a decision tree to ease...
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Trapezoids: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th
Using the definition of a trapezoid, the segment within a large playlist on basic geometry explains other properties of trapezoids. The video introduces the special properties held by isosceles trapezoids.
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Trapezoidal and Midpoint Approximations: Area of a Skirt

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
When are trapezoids better than rectangles? Using trapezoids pupils approximate the area of fabric defined by a function. Just like with rectangles, learners realize the more trapezoids the more accurate the approximation. Scholars use...
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Writing Equations for Perpendicular Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make the right connections between the equations of perpendicular lines. Pupils find the equation of a line perpendicular to another line in the context of finding the equation of a side of a geometric figure. Learners write their...
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Writing Equations for Parallel Lines

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make connections between geometry and algebra concepts. Using a point on a side of a geometric figure and the equation of the line that contains the parallel opposite side, learners find the unknown equation of the line. They write the...
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Transformations of Trapezoids

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Transform trapezoids to a T. Pupils identify reflections and rotations that take trapezoids and map them back to themselves. They consider both isosceles and non-isosceles trapezoids.
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Introduce the class to the quad in quadrilaterals. The presentation provides the names and definitions for the basic special quadrilaterals. A graphic shows the connections between the types of quadrilaterals introduced. The video points...
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An Isosceles Trapezoid Problem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Prove the diagonals are shorter than the perimeter. Given an isosceles trapezoid, pupils develop a proof relating the length of the diagonals to the perimeter. Individuals sketch a graph of the trapezoid to assist with their explanations.
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Congruent Trapezoids

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No two resources are alike, but trapezoids can be exactly the same. Individuals investigate a pair of congruent trapezoids on the coordinate plane. To prove that the trapezoids are congruent, they must use rigid motions to carry one to...
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Describe the Quadrilateral

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's my shape? The short assessment provides the coordinates of the four vertices of a quadrilateral. Pupils use what they know about special quadrilaterals to determine whether the figure is a parallelogram, rhombus, rectangle,...
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Exploring Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 6th
Sort this resource into the Use pile. Scholars investigate attributes of quadrilaterals and then use the results to sort and classify the shapes labeling each figure with their properties to justify the classifications.
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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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Unit 3 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 2)

For Students 2nd Standards
Angles, line of symmetry, and spheres, are just a few of the many terms that make up a set of 28 flash cards designed to reinforce math vocabulary instruction. Cards feature boldly typed words and corresponding pictures with labels. 
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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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Geometric Figures: Teaching Masters and Study Link Masters

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Help young mathematicians shape their understanding of geometry with this series of worksheets and activities. Starting with an introduction to line segments, lines, and rays, the first unit in this math series continues on to explore...
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Uses of Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Build young mathematicians' understanding of numbers with this collection of math worksheets and activities. Covering a variety of topics from place value and addition and subtraction of multi-digit numbers, to collecting and analyzing...
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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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Setting the Stage with Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians rock out with The Geometrics and their stage crew as they learn about the properties of two- and three-dimensional shapes. By the end of this three-lesson series, students will have no problem caluculating the...
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Exit Task 6.G.1

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Assess young mathematicians' ability to find the area of two-dimensional shapes with this simple exit card exercise. Given a picture of a trapezoid on a grid, students must find the figure's area and provide a brief written explanation...
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Writing Task 4.OA.5

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Quickly assess young mathematicians' understanding of number patterns with this exit card exercise. Using a table showing the relationship between the number of trapezoids and vertices, students must recognize the pattern in order to...
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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...
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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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Areas of Quadrilaterals and Triangles

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is an area of quadrilaterals and triangles worksheet in which learners solve five short answer problems. They find the area of rectangles, parallelograms, squares, triangles, and trapezoids given a word problem or sketch of the figure.
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Mastering Math Vocabulary Using Magnetic Manipulatives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore two dimensional shapes. In this geometry "shapes" lesson, pupils define geometric shapes using specific vocabulary (included). They construct geometric figures using magnetic manipulatives, and compare and...
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Quadrilaterals and Angle Sums - Homework 14.6

For Students 4th - 7th
In this quadrilaterals and angle measure worksheet, students classify figures, find missing angle measures, and draw quadrilaterals according to specifications. Students solve ten problems.
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Quadrilaterals and Angle Sums - ELL 14.6

For Students 4th - 6th
In this identifying quadrilaterals and angles true and false instructional activity, students review sides and angles of a quadrilateral, parallelogram, trapezoid, rectangle, rhombus, and square and write true and false answers to...
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Flipping Over Symmetry

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this geometry worksheet, learners identify the shape in a set that is not congruent with others. Then they identify the shapes that remain the same even when they are flipped and rotated. Students also locate all of the lines of...
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Investigating Properties of Trapezoids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate properties of trapezoids. In this properties of trapezoids lesson plan, students construct a trapezoid three different ways. High schoolers derive the area formula for a triangle from the area formula for a...
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Developing Formulas for Triangles and Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 10th
In 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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Parts of a Quadrilateral

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore geometry by identifying different shapes. In this quadrilateral activity, students define several geometric shapes such as trapezoid, rectangle, and squares. Students identify their characteristics and complete a...
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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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Perimeter, Circumference, and Area

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is a perimeter, circumference, and area worksheet in which learners find these measurements for triangles, trapezoids, circles, and more, and complete a matching game. They complete 11 problems.
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Slide Along

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers find the areas of parallelograms, trapezoids, and triangles.  They use a geoboard on the Ti-73 to construct each shape and find its' area. Pupils record the lengths of the figures in tables on their paper.
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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
In 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, students 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 worksheet, students 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. A...
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Trapezoids

For Students 9th - 12th
In this trapezoids worksheet, student solve 46 fill in the blank problems. Students find unknown side lengths and angle measures of an isosceles trapezoid and a rhombus.
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Geometric Figure Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geometric figure worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions about geometric figures.  Students find missing angles, interior angles, properties of polygons, etc.
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Area of a Trapezoid

For Students 7th - 8th
In this trapezoid worksheet, students examine given data and compute the area of trapezoids.  They identify the base and height of each figure.  This one-page worksheet contains 18 problems.  Answers are provided.
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Rhomi, Kites, and Trapezoids ID: 12093

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate rhombi, kites, and trapezoids.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders explore the properties of the diagonals and angles of rhombi, kites, and trapezoids.  The dynamic nature of Cabri Jr.  allows students to...
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The Flag Problem

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the area of a trapezoid.  In this geometry lesson plan, 10th graders use The Ti-npsire handheld to investigate the area of a right angled trapezoid divided into triangles.  The lesson plan is set in the context of a...
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Investigating Area Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners investigate the area of various figures. They construct triangles and quadrilaterals using Cabri Jr. and discuss the relationships between different angles, side lengths, and figures.
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Properties of Trapezoids and Kites-ID: 9805

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate trapezoids, isosceles trapezoids, and kites.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders investigate the properties of trapezoids, isosceles trapezoids, and kites by measuring sides and angles in the figures and by...
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Perimeter, Area, Volume and Surface Area

For Students 10th
In this perimeter of shapes worksheet, 10th graders find the perimeter of the shapes illustrated. Then, they find the volume of each shape shown. Students also match the shape with its correct name on the left and find the surface area...
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Rectangles and Trapezoids in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars determine the missing vertices of quadrilaterals. In this rectangles and trapezoids lesson, students examine the characteristics of quadrilaterals. They identify the missing vertices of a quadrilateral on a coordinate plane.
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An Introduction to Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of quadrilaterals. In this quadrilateral lesson, students play with a floor tile applet to see that there are many types and characteristics of quadrilaterals including parallelograms, trapezoids, rectangles,...
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Areas of Triangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids

For Students 8th - 11th
In this area worksheet, students find the area of triangles, parallelograms and trapezoids. This three-page worksheet contains examples and approximately 30 problems. Answers are provided on the last page.
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Midsegments of Triangles and Trapezoids

For Students 10th - 12th
In this triangles and trapezoids worksheet, students use the midsegments of triangles and trapezoids to find the measure of missing angles and lengths of missing sides. This three-page worksheet contains 13 problems. Answers are provided...
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Perimeter

For Students 10th
In this perimeter learning exercise, 10th graders solve and complete nineteen various geometry problems. First, they find the length of given segments in addition to the perimeter of a kite. Then, students find the value of a variable so...
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Geometric Word Problems

For Students 10th
In this geometric figures worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 11 different word problems. First, they find the area of a regular octagon with a given side. Then, students find the area of each shaded region. They also find the...
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 10th
In this quadrilaterals worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 34 various types of problems. First, they fill-in the family tree with the names of the shapes of quadrilaterals shown. Then, students list the quadrilaterals that have...
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 10th
In this quadrilaterals worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 22 various types of problems. First, they state the specific name for each shape illustrated. Then, students use the properties of a rhombus, rectangle, or square to solve...
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Triangles

For Students 10th
In this triangles worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 21 various types of problems. First, they find the total area of the surface of a cube. Then, students find the distance of a plane from the center of a sphere. They also find...
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Area of Quadrilaterals

For Students 10th
In this area of quadrilaterals worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 5 various types of problems. First, they solve each of the triangles shown and find the area of each triangle. Then, students prove that the sum of the squares of...
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Volume and Surface Area

For Students 10th
In this volume and surface area worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they find the volume of an isosceles trapezoid. Then, students find the volume and total surface area of a sphere. They...
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Midpoints

For Students 10th
In this midpoints learning exercise, 10th graders solve and complete 10 different problems. First, they find the perimeter of each illustrated triangle. Then, students determine the bases and median of a trapezoid. They also prove that...
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Right Triangles

For Students 10th
In this right triangles worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 14 various types of problems. First, they find the perimeter of the isosceles trapezoid shown. Then, students find the measures of each marked side of a right triangle....
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Volume and Surface Area

For Students 10th
For this volume and surface area worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they find the volume and total surface area of a given circle. Then, students find the height and radius of a cylinder...
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Area and Perimeter

For Students 10th
For this area and perimeter worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 18 various types of geometry problems. First, they find the area of a figure shown with consecutive sides perpendicular. Then, students find the area and perimeter of...
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Translations

For Students 10th
In this translations worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 7 different problems that include various types of translations. First, they determine whether the figure is a translation image. Then, students use their geometer to...
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Solving Multistep Linear Equations

For Students 10th
In this multistep linear equations worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 21 different multiple choice problems. First, they determine the value of a given variable by using multisteps. Then, students determine the equation that...
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Geometry Review

For Students 10th
In this geometric figures review worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 50 various multiple choice problems. First, they find the coordinates of the vertices when a figure is reflected over a line. Then, students name the theorem or...
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Geometric Figures Review

For Students 10th
In this geometric figures review worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 100 various types of problems reviewing various sections of geometry. First, they determine the perimeter of a triangle and name its collinear points. Then,...
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Geometric Figures Review

For Students 10th
In this geometric figures review worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 100 various types of problems that includes a complete review of all geometry. First, they name a theorem or postulate that justifies the congruence of two...
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Area

For Students 7th - 8th
In this area learning exercise, students solve and complete 20 different problems that include the measurement of various figures. First, they determine the area of each of the triangles, parallelograms and trapezoids. Then, students...
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Measurement

For Students 7th
In this measurement worksheet, 7th graders solve 14 various types of problems that include completing a table with the base, height, and/or area of triangles and solving a number of word problems with measurement. They also estimate the...
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Perimeter and Area

For Students 9th
For this perimeter and area worksheet, 9th graders solve 17 various types of problems, mostly word problems related to determining the area or perimeter of a geometric shape. They also determine the area and perimeter of shaded portions...
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Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students construct a variety of four-sided figures using a K'NEX Geometry Set. They view and discuss pictures of shapes, then in small groups they construct as many four-sided shapes as possible using the K'NEX Rods and Connectors. As a...
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What Kind of Quadrilateral Am I?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the attributes of three quadrilaterals; the square, rhombus, and trapezoid. They interact with the shapes to recognize slides, flips and turns.
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Two-Dimensional Geometric Shapes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars participate in hands-on activities to explore the shapes in their environment.
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Triangles

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students identify triangles in the real world and construct their own triangle using drinking straws. They explore abstract triangles and find additional geometric shapes such as trapezoids. Students discuss similar shapes and examine...
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Recognize and Draw Shapes Word Problems

For Students Pre-K - 1st
It's time for a geometry warm up! Geometry scholars examine a figure to determine its name from a list of four choices. The figure, a trapezoid, is large enough for the whole class to see if you were to project this. An explanation at...
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Best lesson in the whole world!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study the concept of fraction using mathematical reasoning. In this problem solving fraction lesson, students use various methods to explain their reasoning in solving fractions. Middle schoolers use a number of...
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Trapezoid Problems - base1, base2, height and area

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online math worksheet, students must find the missing measurement in a variety of trapezoids. This excellent resource allows the students to check their answers, and to get "hints" should they run into difficulties. A terrific...
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Family Activity: Triangles and Quadrilaterals

For Students 6th - 8th
In this triangles and quadrilaterals worksheet, students solve 7 short answer problems. Students find objects around the house that are constructed from triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, squares, rectangles. Students sketch the...
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Areas of Triangles, Parallelograms, Trapezoids

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students use index cards to record and math the formulas for area of triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids. In this area lesson plan, students also complete a worksheet provided.
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Trapezoid Assignment

For Students 9th - 12th
In this area of trapezoids instructional activity, students find the area of 5 trapezoids in short answer format. Students find the area of each trapezoid given a sketch on a grid.
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Find the Area of Each Trapezoid

For Students 9th - 12th
In this area of trapezoids worksheet, students find the area of 9 trapezoids in short answer format. Students find the area of a trapezoid given a diagram on graph paper or a set of points.
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Classifying Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students cut out three different shapes and put them in the correct categories of parallelograms, trapezoids, and trapeziums. In this parallelogram lesson plan, students explain the sums of the angles of a triangle and a quadrilateral.
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Trapezoids and Kites Homework

For Students 9th - 11th
In this quadrilaterals worksheet, students find the missing measurements of side lengths and angles in isosceles trapezoids and kites.
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Trapezoids and Kites Multiple Choice

For Students 9th - 12th
In this trapezoids worksheet, high schoolers solve 6 multiple choice problems. Students find the lengths of the bases of a trapezoid given a ratio and median length. High schoolers find unknown angle measures of kites and trapezoids...
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Tricky Traps

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars create identify properties of trapezoids. In this geometry lesson, students calculate the area of given trapezoids and review the area formula for parallelograms. They draw a correlation between the area of a trapezoid and...
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Fraction Patterns Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this fractions and patterns worksheet, students make patterns of parallelograms and trapezoids using pattern blocks. Students complete 6 problems.
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Can You Make Quadrilaterals?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify and describe squares, rectangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, and kites. In this quadrilaterals lesson plan, students put the quadrilateral shapes into a chart.
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Area and Perimeter of Trapezoids (A)

For Students 5th - 10th
In this area and perimeter worksheet, students find the area and perimeter of trapezoids containing numbers with decimals. Students complete 6 problems.
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Algebra/Geometry Institute: Area of Polygons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students find the area of polygons.  In this area of polygons lesson, students find the area of parallelograms, rectangles, squares, and other polygons.  They identify each given figure and determine the appropriate formula needed to...
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Properties of Trapezoids and Isosceles Trapezoids

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate trapezoids and isosceles trapezoids.  In this geometry lesson plan, 10th graders construct a trapezoid and create an isosceles trapezoid from an ordinary trapezoid.  Students examine the lengths of the diagonals...
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Midsegment of a Trapezoid

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate trapezoids.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders create a trapezoid and construct its midsegment.  Using the dynamic capabilities of Cabri Jr., students measure the parallel sides of the trapezoid and the...
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Properties of Geometric Shapes: All, Some or None

For Students 4th
In this properties of geometric shapes worksheet, 4th graders write the words all, some or no to complete twelve statements about the properties of the shapes.
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Application of Area Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of area.  In this area lesson, students use their Ti-Nspire to determine the area of various polygons such as triangles, rectangles, and trapezoids.  Students must determine the area of irregular polygons...
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Properties of Trapezoids and Isosceles Trapezoids

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate trapezoids.  In this geometry instructional activity, 10th graders explore the properties of trapezoids and create an isosceles trapezoid from an ordinary trapezoid.  Using Cabri Jr., students conjecture and...
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Application of Area Formulas

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore area of polygons.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders investigate area of polygons using a TI-nspire handheld.  Students  break polygons into familiar shapes such as triangles, rectangles, and trapezoids and find...
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World of Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students define the importance of the properties of quadrilaterals. In this quadrilaterals activity, students identify the general properties of and compare and contrast the properties of convex and concave quadrilaterals. Students also...
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Geo-Critters (Geometry Critters)

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners read the book The Math Curse by Jon Scieszka and study geometry. In this geometry lesson, students identify geometric shapes and their properties. Learners create a geo-critter.
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Properties of Quadrilaterals

For Students 8th - 10th
In this properties of quadrilaterals, students identify types of quadrilaterals and their specific characteristics. This three-page worksheet contains examples and 22 problems. Answers are provided on the last page.
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Identifying Quadrilaterals

For Students 6th - 8th
In this identifying quadrilaterals worksheet, middle schoolers identify the name of given four-sided polygons. They determine parallel sides and right angles. This two-page worksheet contains approximately 20 problems. Each page may be...
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Practice B: Characteristics of Quadrilaterals

For Students 9th - 11th
For this characteristics of quadrilaterals worksheet, students identify the characteristics of a rhombus, square, a trapezoid and parallelograms. They determine the angle measurement and the lengths of sides of quadrilaterals. This three...
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Drawing Objects and Nets

For Students 7th - 9th
In this drawing objects and nets instructional activity, students identify the front, side and top views of given solids. This two-page instructional activity contains 8 multiple-choice problems.
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1-7 Practice Worksheet: Formulas

For Students 9th - 11th
In this formulas learning exercise, students determine the area of trapezoids. They write equations for a given sentence. This one-page learning exercise contains 21 multi-step problems.
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 10th
In this quadrilaterals worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 52 different types of problems. First, they write each theorem or corollary statement using symbols for a given quadrilateral. Then, students find the value of each...
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Area of a Polygon

For Students 10th
In this area of a polygon worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 36 different problems. First, they find the missing measure in each parallelogram. Then, students use the figure shown to identify the height and bases of a trapezoid....
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Practice 6-5: Trapezoids and Kites

For Students 10th - 12th
In this trapezoids and kites learning exercise, students find the measures of given angles in an isosceles trapezoid. They use algebra to determine the values of variables. This one-page learning exercise contains 18 multi-step problems.
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Practice 10-2: Areas of Trapezoids, Rhombuses, and Kites

For Students 9th - 11th
In this area worksheet, students determine the areas of trapezoids, rhombuses and kites. This one-page worksheet contains 15 problems.
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Maximum and Minimum Problems

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this maximum and minimum problems worksheet, students solve and complete 9 various types of problems. First, they find two numbers with a given sum. Then, students find the maximum and minimum value of each equation. They also find...
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Prisms

For Students 10th
In this prisms worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 6 different types of problems. First, they find the volume of a right prism with equilateral triangles as bases. Then, students find the volume of a right prism with isosceles...
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Motion Graphs for 2speed shifter

For Students 6th - 8th
In this motion graphs worksheet, middle schoolers divide the given graphs into four geometric figures- rectangle, two rectangle, and trapezoid. Students determine the area of each figure to determine the displacement.
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Polygons

For Students 10th
For this polygons worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 9 different problems that include measuring and identifying various polygons. First, they determine the perimeter of the donagon illustrated and write their answer in radical...
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Using Ratios and Proportions

For Students 10th
For this using ratios and proportions worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 15 different problems. First, they write each ratio in simplest form. Then, students solve each proportion for the missing variable. Finally, they determine...
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Trapezoids

For Students 10th
In this trapezoids worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 9 different problems that include various trapezoids to identify. First, they name the bases, the legs, and the base angles of each trapezoid. Then, students determine the...
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Quadrilaterals

For Students 4th
In this quadrilateral learning exercise, 4th graders, after reading about the 5 different types of quadrilaterals, write the name of each of the 6 quadrilaterals drawn for them at the bottom of the learning exercise.
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Area of Triangles and Trapezoids

For Students 10th
In this area and perimeter worksheet, 10th graders identify and complete 14 different problems that include various triangles and trapezoids illustrated. First, they determine the area and perimeter of each figure given the information....
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Polygons and Quadrilaterals

For Students 10th
In this polygons and quadrilaterals worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 12 different problems that include classifying various figures shown. First, they classify each polygon by the number of sides and state whether it is a...
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Area and Perimeter of Figures

For Students 10th
In this area and perimeter worksheet, 10th graders solve 10 different problems that include various figures shown. First, they determine the area of triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids in each box. Then, students determine the...
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Special Right Triangles

For Students 10th
In this special right triangles worksheet, 10th graders solve 17 different problems that include measuring various angles of triangles. First, they determine the length of two line segments given the angles. Then, students determine the...
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Area of Irregular Shapes

For Students 10th
In this irregular shapes activity, 10th graders solve 10 different problems that include determining the area of various irregular shapes as shown in each. First, they divide each figure into familiar shapes. Then, students determine the...
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Coordinate Geometry Proofs

For Students 10th
In this coordinate geometry worksheet, 10th graders solve and draw 10 different problems related to complete proofs in coordinate geometry. First, they prove that a figure with given points is another figure by using slopes. Then,...
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Perimeter and Area

For Students 10th
In this perimeter and area worksheet, 10th graders solve 12 different problems related to perimeter and area of various shapes. First, they determine the area of a parallelogram with a particular base and height. Then, students determine...
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Trigonometric Word Problems

For Students 10th
In this trigonometric word problems worksheet, 10th graders solve 16 different problems that include various trigonometric situations. First, they determine at what angle a ladder makes with the ground. Then, students determine the...
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Quadrilaterals and their Diagonals

For Students 10th
In this quadrilaterals and their diagonals worksheet, 10th graders solve 3 problems related to determining various types of quadrilaterals. First, they draw the diagonals for each of the quadrilaterals and determine for which the...
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Trapezoids

For Students 10th
In this trapezoids worksheet, 10th graders solve 5 different problems related to trapezoids and applying the appropriate theorem. First, they define a trapezoid, including its bases, legs, and base angles. Then, students use the...
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Area

For Students 10th
In this area worksheet, 10th graders solve 7 various types of problems by finding the area of various shapes in geometry. First, they determine what happens to the area and perimeter of a rectangle when the length and width are doubled....
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Inscribed Angles

For Students 10th
In this inscribed angles worksheet, 10th graders solve 13 various types of problems related to inscribed angles in geometry. First, they identify a circle illustrated and each arc of the circle. They, students find the measure of each...
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Trapezoids

For Students 10th
In this trapezoids worksheet, 10th graders solve 10 different types of problems related to measuring trapezoids. First, they identify the isosceles trapezoid on the sheet with the bases MA and TH. Then, students use the given information...
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Tessellations

For Students 10th
In this tessellations worksheet, 10th graders complete 6 different problems that include constructing various tessellations. First, they show how to tessellate a plane with a square and then, a rectangle to tessellate the same plane....
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Standard Numerical Quadrature

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, learners explore the concept of numerical quadrature by reading the definition. Students sketch an approximation for the trapezoid.
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Perimeters of Trapeziums

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math worksheet, students find the answers to find the perimeters of the trapezoids by using addition for all the sides.
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Surface Areas

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math worksheet, students examine the measurements for the face of the triangle and trapezoid. Then they figure out the total surface area for each.
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Pondering Polygons

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this polygon worksheet, students observe models of polygons. Students must identify the characteristics of polygons such as a rectangle, pentagon, trapezoid, square and rhombus. They determine if the statement naming the polygon is...
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Chart The Parts

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this chart the parts worksheet, students investigate and explore how to divide squares, rectangles, triangles, trapezoids, parallelograms and rhombuses into different shapes.
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Amazing Circle, The Beginnings

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students cut a circle and explore the different shapes that can be created through folding the circle in ways directed on the worksheet. Students create shapes such as an equilateral triangle, trapezoid,...
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Amazing Circle Number 11

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this math worksheet, students use a cut out of a circle. They fold the circle to create an equilateral triangle. They compare the areas of their triangles to that of the large triangle.
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Amazing Circle Number 12

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students cut out a circle and fold according to directions to create a triangle. Students find the ratios of various measurements as directed by the worksheet.
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Amazing Circle Number 16

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this math worksheet, students fold a cut out of a circle to create an isosceles trapezoid. Students tell the ratio of the area of an assortment of shapes created by the folding.
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Math: Divide and Conquer - Equivalent Fractions

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students engage in hands-on activities and observe videos to develop fraction skills. In one activity, they create "paper pizzas" complete with original toppings. By swapping pieces, students display whole and unique-looking pizzas.
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Math: Geometric Fun and Games

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover geometric shapes by completing a series of games and activities. Using ropes with knots tied every foot, they make shapes such as squares, triangles, and hexagons. In pairs, 3rd graders use pattern blocks to...
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Why Do We Add The Bases To Find The Area of A Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are given patterns of trapezoids and are to calculate the area of one trapezoid by using both patterns. They should form a parallelogram and calculate the area. They practice this technique until there is understanding.
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Marshmellow Geometry

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Young scholars explore a variety of geometric shapes, name them, and list their characteristics. The shapes are transposed into structures and checked for accuracy.
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Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students are introduced to quadrilaterals with an emphasis on defining characteristics of parallelograms, rectangles, and trapezoids.
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Take Home Question - Chapter 3

For Students 7th - 11th
In this geometry constructions worksheet, students draw two geometric shapes following the detailed directions. The first shape is a trapezoid, the second is an isosceles right triangle. The right triangle also includes a median, angle...
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Properties of Trapezoids and Kites

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate trapezoids and kites.  In this geometry lesson, 10th graders use technology to discover the properties of trapezoids and kites.  Students make and test conjectures.
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Trapezoids

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this trapezoids worksheet, students cut or count the number of trapezoids on the sheet. Students cut or count 15 different colored trapezoids.
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Trapezoids: What's Equal or Right About Them?

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Pupils explore the concept of trapezoids.  In this trapezoids instructional activity, learners identify legs and bases of a trapezoid.  Pupils discuss the similarities and differences between isosceles trapezoids and right trapezoids. ...
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Geometry Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this geometry puzzle worksheet, learners identify and complete a puzzle that includes 7 different geometrical shapes. They identify and name each shape listed at the bottom. Then, students label every shape in the puzzle with the...
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Quadrilateral

For Students 10th
In this quadrilaterals worksheet, 10th graders identify 10 different figures as they relate to quadrilaterals. They identify and/or make each quadrilateral illustrated on the sheet, including a trapezoid and a parallelogram.
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Tessellating the Hexagon

For Students 10th
In this tessellating a hexagon worksheet, 10th graders complete 2 activities in creating a tessellation of a hexagon. They start off with the tessellation by the smallest pattern block and obtain other tessellations by replacing each two...