Classifying Polygons: Lesson

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For your eyes only: classify the names of polygons. After providing the definition of a polygon, the video introduces the two major classifications of polygons, concave and convex. The segment of a larger playlist on geometry continues to define the common names for polygons based on the number of their sides.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Develop a foldable with the different names of polygons and a picture example
  • Create a webquest for the class to find and classify polygons
Classroom Considerations

  • Uses the term quadrangle for quadrilateral

  • Links to other classification of polygon resources
  • Contains examples of classifications

  • None
Common Core