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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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Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the triangle. They read and discuss the book, The Greedy Triangle and create a circle map about polygons. They use Microsoft Word to complete a Polygon Chart and complete a Jeopardy game on the Internet. They complete a...
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The Greedy Triangle-Intro to Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
 In this geometry lesson, learners read The Greedy Triangle and use geoboards to construct geometric shapes. They identify the number of sides and angles each shape has.
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Classifying Triangles

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Building on young mathematicians' prior knowledge of three-sided shapes, this lesson series explores the defining characteristics of different types of triangles. Starting with a shared reading of the children's book The Greedy Triangle,...
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Writing Takes Shape!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read The Greedy Triangle and discuss geometric solids. In this geometry lesson, students list the geo-solids in the world and create a graphic organizer to show where geo-solids exist.
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The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss figures with various numbers of sides.  In this geometry lesson, students are read The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns, they participate in a class discussion of many sided figures and are introduced to the term...
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Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry lesson. Young geometers use grid paper to draw a quadrilateral and calculate its area and perimeter. They also read The Greedy Triangle to identify the changing shape of...
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Classifying Geometric Figures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders recognize and classify geometric figures. In this geometry lesson, 4th graders read the books Shape Up and The Greedy Triangle and prepare a short report on the shapes mentioned in the text. Students compare the polygons...
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"The Greedy Triangle"

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students recognize the following geometrical shapes: triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, nonagon, and decagon and demonstrate understanding by being able to identify the shapes listed above.
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The Greedy Triangle - Group Activity

For Teachers K
Students explore different shapes and identify them. They make a community map using triangles, rectangles, circles, ovals, squares, pentagons, and hexagons.
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The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers K
Pupils explore and identify the characteristics of triangles. They take a walk around their school and record and draw any triangle shaped objects, analyze the angles on a five-pointed star, and count how many triangles and angles are...
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Triangles and Things

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Young learners listen to the story book The Greedy Triangle as the teacher introduces new polygon shapes. They use geometric stencils to trace a quadrilateral, a pentagon, a hexagon, and an octogon onto a foldable notepad. They identify...
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The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine the name of a number of geometric shapes including the triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, nonagon, and decagon. They listen to a reading of Marilyn Burns, "The Greedy Triangle," before making shapes...
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The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover geometric shapes by listening to a story.  In this geometry lesson, 2nd graders read the story The Greedy Triangle in class and create shapes spoken about in the book with construction paper.  Students discuss the...
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The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students make designated geometrical shapes using geoboards. In this geometry lesson, students listen to Marilyn Burns, The Greedy Triangle, while listening for the names of geometric shapes. They make the shapes on geoboards by...
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The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the book "The Greedy Triangle" to practice measuring perimeter and area. They also calculate the length of objects.
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Where's My Shape?

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore geometry by reading a story with their classmates. In this shape identification activity, 1st graders discuss the differences between two and three-dimensional figures and identify the characteristics of common...
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Polygons, Parallelograms, Quadrilaterals- Oh My!!!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students demonstrate their comprehension of shapes and their properties. They work in small groups. Students review the following terms: property, polygon, quadrilateral, and parallelogram. They read Shape Up! Fun With Triangles and...
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Human Geometry Book

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate geometric shapes. In this geometry lesson, students read the book The Greedy Triangle and define the shapes mentioned in the book. Young scholars make the shapes by using their bodies.
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Trying Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate triangles and their different properties. In this geometry lesson, students make equiangular, obtuse, acute and equilateral triangles using origami.
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Geo Shapes

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen as the book, "Try It With Triangles" is read to the class. They name the geometric shapes that they see in the story and view the Shape Vocabulary Cards as they name them from the book. They then cut out the...
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Character Education - Self Respect

For Teachers 1st
First graders, after listening to The Greedy Triangle, locate the sides and angles of each shape in the pictures in the book. They take a piece of white construction paper, fold it in half, then draw a picture of something special about...
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The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils read THe Greedy Triangle. In this language arts lesson plan, students discuss the shapes observed in the book. Pupils identify the shapes from the story.
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Basic Shapes

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students create books about shapes.  For this shape lesson, students select a topic such as points, lines, angles, planes, polygons, quadrilaterals, triangles, circles, and polyhedra.  In groups, they create an illustrated children's...

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