Congruent and Similar Polygons

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What's similar about congruent and similar polygons? Young mathematicians first measure the side lengths and angles of given figures. They use these measurements to determine relationships between side lengths and angles of congruent and similar polygons to round out the lesson plan.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the resource to introduce congruent and similar polygons
Classroom Considerations
  • Opening activity requires rules, protractors, and calculators
  • Learners should have understanding of proportionality
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  • Includes printable worksheets
  • Worksheets contain questions to guide learners to develop conclusions
  • Very few example and practice problems