Area of a Polygon Teacher Resources
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Find the Area of a Polygon Using Multiplication
Use prior experience with the array model of multiplication to teach young mathematicians how to find the area of rectangles in the first video of this four-part series. Multiple examples are presented that clearly demonstrate this...
3 mins 2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed
Awesome Area - Geometry and Measurement
Break out those math manipulatives, it's time to teach about area! Capturing the engagement of young mathematicians, this three-instructional activity series supports children with learning how to measure the area of squares, rectangles,...
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Finding the Area of Regular Polygons
Students analyze relationship between the increase in polygons sides and a circle. In this geometry instructional activity, students relate the size of the central angle of a polygon, to a circle. They compare the formula for the area of...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of Polygons by Decomposing into Triangles, Rectangles, Parallelograms, and Trapezoids
Take a multi-sided figure, such as a pentagon, and break it into smaller shapes to calculate the area. The video demonstrates this idea visually by breaking figures into small pieces and calculating each area. Also included, is a review...
6 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Drawing Polygons on the Coordinate Plane
New ReviewFind areas of figures where the sides are not horizontal or vertical. The eighth segment in a 22-part series presents figures on grids that have sides that are neither horizontal nor vertical. Pupils devise methods to compose or...
6th CCSS: Designed
The Area of All Polygons Through Composition and Decomposition
New ReviewTo compose or decompose, that is the question. The fifth portion of a 22-part series presents area problems of polygons. Pupils determine how to compose or decompose the polygons into shapes whose area is easily calculated.
6th CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Polygon Using a Key
The third video in this series of four focuses on the next level of complexity with finding area: using a key where one section of a picture represents more than one square unit. A review of using a key with a graph to count by 10s...
4 mins 2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed