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25 resources with the keyterm congruency

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Similar Shapes

For Students K - 1st Standards
In geometry, similar and congruent shapes are often confused. Shapes that are similar are the same shape, but a different size. This activity gives young learners some practice in identifying similar shapes. There are five polygons...
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Shape Up Exercise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Master the concept of congruency and similarity by examining various geometric shapes. Your math geniuses will draw the shapes on graph paper to demonstrate these concepts. Then use MS Word to create grids to show congruency and...
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2-D and 3-D Presents at Pedro's Party

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders draw 2-D and 3-D shapes. They sketch and label geometric figures with correct terminology, then explore parallel and perpendicular lines. Pupils sort and classify shapes drawn.
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Congruence Activity

For Students 5th Standards
In this congruency instructional activity, 5th graders complete 4 questions about congruent figures and transformations. Page has links to additional activities.
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Pair Them Up

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geometric shapes practice worksheet, learners examine 7 shapes on the left side of the page and match them with congruent shapes on the right side of the page. An example is included.
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Flexi- Walls- Relationships of Planes and Angles

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this geometry worksheet series, students experiment with the different ways in which planes and angles are related in model which they make and see on worksheets. They examine the ideas of parallel planes and intersecting planes; and...
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Testing For Congruent Triangles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers define and discuss congruency and the corresponding parts between congruent triangles. They create a pair of congruent triangles, test for congruency, and complete a worksheet.
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Congruent Polygons: Copying Stretchy Shapes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate congruent polygons through dance. For this congruency lesson, 3rd graders do the "brain dance" as a warm up. They review polygon names by singing "The Polygon Chant," before mirroring congruent shapes with a...
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Math: Symmetry and Similarity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe the differences between congruence and similarity. After explaining the motions that indicate congruency of two shapes, they complete worksheets to draw lines of symmetry and similar shapes. With straws and twist...
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Snowflake Curve

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop an appreciation for complex structures in nature. They observe patterns in nature in relationship to the Real World. Students use observation skills to assist in problem solving. They show comprehension of the concepts...
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Match Shapes in Compositions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders draw shapes that are congruent with each other and identify other congruent shapes. In this congruency lesson plan, 3rd graders also apply specific colors from the color wheel in their shapes.
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Math: Shapes and More Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners locate lines of symmetry in regular polygons and predict the number of lines of symmetry in an octagon. In three different polygons, they construct all lines of symmetry and after making their prediction about the octagon,...
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Zoom-In: Exploring Geometry, Symmetry, and Congruency in the World Around Us (SMART Board)

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students view geometry in the world around them. For this geometry lesson, students look at buildings and find examples of symmetry and geometry. They look for 2D and 3D shapes and congruency. 
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Geometric Transformations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the concept of congruency. In this geometric transformations lesson, 4th graders use superposition to practice moving objects. Pre-assessment and post-assessment activities are included.
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Congruence in Triangles

For Students 9th - 10th
In this geometry worksheet, students identify and label triangles as being congruent or not. They use the SSS, ASA or SAS as their description. There are 18 questions with an answer key.
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Equilateral Triangles

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine the attribute of equilateral triangles. In this equilateral triangle lesson, students examine a number of paper triangles to determine how they are classified. They determine how triangles are depicted in Navajo rugs.
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Symmetry in Nature and Congruent Shapes All Around

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore symmetry and congruent shapes. In this math lesson, 2nd graders identify examples of symmetry and congruent shapes in nature. Students take photographs and create a multimedia presentation of symmetry and congruent...
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Geometry: Congruent Figures

For Students 4th - 5th
In this congruent worksheet, students identify congruent figures in a given set of shapes. A reference website for additional resources is given.
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Congruent Figures

For Students 4th - 6th
In this congruent figure worksheet, students name a set of congruent figures found within another figure and complete a chart listing a congruent figure for each figure given. 
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TRIANGULATEERS IN THE REAL WORLD

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore about triangles and the simple machines that are made from those triangles. They are able to identify the kinds of triangles in the machines, tell how the triangular shapes make the machines function, and build a simple...
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Medieval Mathematicians and Whimsical Windows

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate their mathematical knowledge of symmetry and reflection using congruent geometric shapes while working as an artist and mathematician looking at a medieval-styled stained glass window.
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Winter Congruent and Symmetrical Shapes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine congruency and symmetry by creating a symmetrical tree that is decorated with congruent ornaments.
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Congruent Boxes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students decorate the congruent faces and edges of boxes in exactly the same way. They teach the terms "congruent," "faces," and "edges" to their parents.
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Congruency Basics

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate congruent shapes. In this congruency lesson, 4th graders explore examples of congruent shapes. Students determine how to check for congruency by sliding or flipping the shape.