Polygon Sort Sheet

What makes a polygon a polygon and how many different types are there? Invite your scholars to learn and discuss that question with this polygon sort sheet.  Learners cut out each polygon and sort them by their different attributes. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Make a chart students can adhere polygons to, identify the different types of polygons, and discuss as a class the differences between the shapes
  • Cut and laminate shapes for continued use as a polygon sorting activity
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners must be familiar with what makes a shape a polygon 
  • Copies and scissors are required
Pros
  • Figures are designed neatly, with clean straight lines
  • Objective is clear and allows for creativity to personilze the lesson
Cons
  • Shapes may be small for scholars still learning how to cut