Area of Irregular Shapes Teacher Resources
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Footprints: Take a Step into Estimation
Compare sizes of student footprints with those of elephants and sauropod dinosaurs! Upper graders make estimations of the areas of irregular shapes; students use grids to make and explain estimates within low and high ranges.
3rd - 6th Math 6 Views 32 Downloads
Perimeter and Area of Irregular Shapes
In this perimeter and area of irregular shapes worksheet, learners use unconventional methods such as using string, dot points, percentages, and more to find the perimeter and area of irregular shapes. Students complete 14 problems total.
6th - 12th Math 91 Views 612 Downloads
Recognize Area as Additive - Matching Worksheet
Wow, that's a big pencil box! Scholars measure the area of a 15-foot pencil box among other measurement word problems. For each, they evaluate the information given to figure the area, which is sometimes not the end-all answer they are seeking.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 28 Downloads
Students explore the concept of area. For this area lesson, students find the area of irregular shapes with right angles. Students break down each irregular shape into multiple regular shapes in order to find the area. Students challenge themselves by coming up with multiple ways to solve each area problem.
7th - 8th Math 5 Views 30 Downloads
Area of Irregular Shapes
In this irregular shapes worksheet, 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 area of each of those shapes.
10th Math 4 Views 74 Downloads
Area and Perimeter: Santa Style
What a fantastic resource! The class practices finding the area and perimeter of various regular and irregular shape by first counting the grid squares inside each shape, and then by using the traditional formula. The process is fully explained along with multiple examples and problems to do as a class.
4th - 6th Math 12 Views 80 Downloads
Introduction to the Concept of Probability
Acquaint mathematicians to the concept of probability with a discussion about the results of a game. Then have them play a dice, card, spinner, or coin game and recording the number of wins vs. the number of tries on an interactive web page.
7th - 10th Math 23 Views 164 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Calculate the Area of Rectangles
A wonderful resource just waiting to be used. Provide learners with a complete explanation on how to calculate the area of a rectangle. After this process is covered, they will see how they can use rectangles to calculate the area of various irregular shapes.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 17 Downloads
Students are introduced to the topic of area. In groups, they share various techniques to help them identify different shapes and work together to calculate the area. They use this same knowledge to determine the area of animal tracks found along the Mississippi River.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Exploring Areas of Irregular Polygons
Students solve for the area of different polygons. In this geometry lesson, students identify and differentiate between regular and irregular polygons. They use properties of irregular polygons to solve problems.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan: Pythagorean Theorem
Young geometers use technology (Geometer’s Sketchpad) to explore the Pythagorean Theorem and analyze different proofs. Students work in small groups to gain insight into the relationships of the sides of right triangles by constructing and measuring a variety of right triangles, using GSP to prove the theorem, and solving a number of different problems.
7th - 9th Math 4 Views 76 Downloads
Areas of Irregular Shapes
In this geometry instructional activity, 10th graders determine the area of irregularly shaped figures composed of rectangles, circles, and triangles. The one page instructional activity contains five multiple choice questions and is self checking.
10th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Give Me a Hand or Leaf Me Alone
Young scholars investigate surface area. In this Algebra I/Geometry lesson plan, students analyze and collect data to find the surface area of an irregularly shaped object by relating area to mass. Young scholars use technology to create a scatter plot of the data and determine the line of best fit.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads