Describe Five Polygons
In this polygons worksheet, students use the parallel, acute, right, obtuse, straight, and reflex to describe the five shapes provided.
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Regular Tessellations of the Plane
Bringing together the young artists and the young organizers in your class, this lesson takes that popular topic of tessellations and gives it algebraic roots. After covering a few basic properties and definitions, learners attack the...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed
Area and Perimeter of Regular and Irregular Polygons
Extend young mathematicians' understanding of area with a geometry lesson on trapezoids. Building on their prior knowledge of rectangles and triangles, students learn how to calculate the area of trapezoids and other irregular...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Micro-Geography of the Number Line
Young mathematicians dive into the number line to discover decimals and how the numbers infinitely get smaller in between. They click the zoom button a few times and learn that the number line doesn't just stop at integers. Includes a...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Identify and Describe Geometric Figures
In search of a comprehensive geometry resource to supplement your elementary math instruction? Look no further. This geometry chapter, taken straight out of a math textbook, provides everything you need to begin teaching young...
2nd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Saga of Survival (Using Data about Donner Party to Illustrate Descriptive Statistics)
What did gender have to do with the survival rates of the Donner Party? Using comparative box plots, classes compare the ages of the survivors and nonsurvivors. Using the same method, individuals make conclusions about the gender and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable