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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This collaborative activity investigates the meaning of a trapezoid and a parallelogram. It begins by presenting two different definitions of a trapezoid. Learners are to reason abstractly the difference between the two definitions and...
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Exit Task 6.G.1

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Assess young mathematicians' ability to find the area of two-dimensional shapes with this simple exit card exercise. Given a picture of a trapezoid on a grid, students must find the figure's area and provide a brief written explanation...
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Writing Task 4.OA.5

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Quickly assess young mathematicians' understanding of number patterns with this exit card exercise. Using a table showing the relationship between the number of trapezoids and vertices, students must recognize the pattern in order to...
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Alike or Different Game

For Teachers K Standards
How are a circle and triangle alike? How are they different? These are the types of questions children will answer while playing this fun geometry game. Including a variety of conventional and unconventional shapes, this activity allows...
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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Trapezoids can be tricky! Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with an engaging math video. Learners explore area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. 
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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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How Do You Find the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Trapezoids can be tricky. Break down the process of finding the area of a trapezoid with this video! Viewers are given information about the area formula and shown exactly how to plug in information, solve, and simplify. This is a...
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Naming Quadrilaterals

For Students 3rd
Scholars examine six common quadrilaterals and identify each by writing its name beneath the shape. Next, they sketch four shapes: parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, and trapezoid. Once finished, review which features helped learners...
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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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Areas of Quadrilaterals and Triangles

For Students 6th - 8th
Here is an area of quadrilaterals and triangles worksheet in which learners solve five short answer problems. They find the area of rectangles, parallelograms, squares, triangles, and trapezoids given a word problem or sketch of the figure.
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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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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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Quadrilaterals and Angle Sums - ELL 14.6

For Students 4th - 6th
In this identifying quadrilaterals and angles true and false instructional activity, students review sides and angles of a quadrilateral, parallelogram, trapezoid, rectangle, rhombus, and square and write true and false answers to...
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Flipping Over Symmetry

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this geometry worksheet, learners identify the shape in a set that is not congruent with others. Then they identify the shapes that remain the same even when they are flipped and rotated. Students also locate all of the lines of...
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Developing Formulas for Triangles and Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 10th
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders determine the area of triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, kites, and rhombuses. The one page worksheet contains eleven problems. Answers are included.
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Area of a Trapezoid

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Find the area of a trapezoid. The instructor goes through a discussion of defining a trapezoid, the ways to identify the height and base, and then calculates the area of the trapezoid. This visual exploration should solidify this concept...
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 3

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
There are many different polygons, so give your learners a worksheet that practices area and perimeter on the various shapes. This full-page worksheet includes problems with hexagons, trapezoids, squares, parallelograms, and rectangles....
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 2

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Alternate between area and perimeter with this worksheet, practicing both concepts with different shapes. Problems include examples with parallelograms, octagons, squares, rectangles, and trapezoids. The formulas are not provided, so...
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Perimeter & Area Worksheet 1

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Test your mathematicians' skills with this full page of area and perimeter problems. Find the area and perimeter of different shapes including squares, parallelograms, trapezoids, and octagons. The formulas are not provided, so this...
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What is the Formula for the Area of a Trapezoid?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Make a parallelogram out of two trapezoids to find the area of one trapezoid? Sounds pretty complicated. Well, it's not complicated but there are a lot of steps. The instructor does a pretty good job of diagramming and explaining just...
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How Do You Find the Height of a Trapezoid if You Know the Area and Bases?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Find the height of a trapezoid given the values of the two bases and the area. First write out the formula for the area of a trapezoid. Then identify all the variables and match up the given values. Now plug the values into the formula....
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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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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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Parts of a Quadrilateral

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore geometry by identifying different shapes. In this quadrilateral activity, students define several geometric shapes such as trapezoid, rectangle, and squares. Students identify their characteristics and complete a...