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Exploring Polygons and The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Excellent lesson! Anne Linehane's geometry story, The Greedy Triangle, offers an opportunity to practice forming various types of polygons with your learners. Using elastic bands (or Chinese jump ropes), partners form the various shapes...
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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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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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Explore Perimeter and Area - Problem Solving 18.1

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What do Trina's bedroom, Melia's photo, and Xavier's puzzle have in common? They are all rectangular! And they are all used as examples in these real-world math problems involving area and perimeter. Use it as a quiz since there are only...
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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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Hands-On: Sums of Angle Measures

For Students 5th - 8th
In this angle measures instructional activity, students solve six word problems where they are given 6 different polygons, some of which are complex, and must determine angle measures in order to arrive at a solution.
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What's the Point? - Enrichment 15.4

For Students 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers draw points to graph sets of ordered pairs, connect the points, identify whether or not the figures are quadrilaterals, and if they are write their special names. They write twenty answers.
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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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Create, Classify, and Sort Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 4th Standards
Quadrilaterals can be quirky! Fourth graders use geoboards and bands to create four-sided figures. They analyze the attributes such as angle size and presence of parallel sides. As a result they learn to differentiate among rectangles,...
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Probability Formula

For Students 10th
In this probability formula worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 10 different problems that include identifying various polygons illustrated. First, they study the polygons and use the probability formula to calculate each...
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Sum of Interior Angles

For Students 10th
In this sum of interior angles learning exercise, 10th graders identify and complete 9 different problems that include identifying various polygons and their angles. First, they complete the table shown on the sheet by determining the...
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How Do You Find a Missing Angle in a Quadrilateral?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Oh no, there is a missing angle in a quadrilateral. Where did it go? It didn't go anywhere, it's just missing the value of the angle. So how do you find that missing value? Use a formula of course. Everything in algebra uses a formula....
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What is a Polygon?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What makes a figure a polygon? Does it have three or more sides? Is it a closed figure? If the answer is yes to both of those questions then it's a polygon. But wait! Some of these polygons have special names based on the number of sides...
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What is a Rhombus?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A closed figure with four sides means it's a quadrilateral. Each of the different types of quadrilaterals have special properties. The instructor in this video explains the special properties of a rhombus. Parallel sides and congruent...
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What is a Rectangle?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
What are the characteristics and properties of a quadrilateral that make it a rectangle? Four sides? Right angles? Parallel sides? Watch this video and follow along as the instructor explains the terms and properties that make a...
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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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What is a Parallelogram?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A rectangle, a rhombus, a square, a trapezoid - are any of these a parallelogram? What are the criteria that make a shape a parallelogram? It has something to do with parallel sides, congruent sides, and congruent angles. Help your young...
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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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Chapter 7 Review Sheet - Transformations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Middle and high schoolers complete 22 multiple choice and short answer questions regarding transformations, vectors, and right triangles.
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Understanding Categories of Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd
What are these shapes? Here are four shapes with some common attributes: they each have four parallel sides and four vertices. Scholars identify a rectangle, rhombus, square, and quadrilateral. Because there is an explanation written...
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Lengths of Horizontal and Vertical Line Segments

For Students 5th - 7th
Use this lengths of horizontal and vertical line segments practice instructional activity to have learners sharpen their problem solving skills as they solve six story problems.
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For Students 5th - 7th
Learners solve and complete four various types of problems. First, they show on the diagram why the area of a triangle is given by a formula. Then, pupils find the area of each triangle and parallelogram illustrated, They also circle the...
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Gradients of Parallel Line Segments

For Students 7th - 10th
In this gradient worksheet, students draw line segments and determine if they are parallel. They plot points on a coordinate plane and calculate the gradient of each created line. This five-page worksheet contains 8 multi-step problems....
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Attributes of Shapes

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Not all circles look the same! Expose shapes with the same name but different attributes through a matching exercise. Learners examine five shapes, matching them with a second set. For each, there is a shape bearing the same name, yet...