Get to the Point! Coordinate Geometry!
Tenth graders explore area of polygons. They find the areas of geoboard polygons using the coordinate method. Additionally, learners investigate problem solving using a coordinate approach.
8th - 10th Math 27 Views 142 Downloads
Areas of Geometric Shapes with the Same Perimeter
A triangle, square, hexagon, and circle all have a perimeter of one unit. Eighth graders must attempt to find the area of each and arrange them in order from least to greatest areas. A terrific task for applying four different area...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Next Generation Spacecraft—Orion
What is the cross-sectional area of the Orion spacecraft? Groups work together to estimate the area of a cross section of the Orion spacecraft by first counting the number of grids a scale drawing covers. Pupils also employ a method...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Circumference of a Circle and the Area of the Region it Encloses
Bring your math class around with this task. Learners simply identify parts of a given circle, compute its radius, and estimate the circumference and area. It is a strong scaffolding exercise in preparation for applying the formulas for...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Perimeter and Area of Polygonal Regions in the Cartesian Plane
How many sides does that polygon have? Building directly from lesson plan number eight in this series, learners now find the area and perimeter of any polygon on the coordinate plane. They decompose the polygons into triangles and use...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Connecting Algebra and Geometry Through Coordinates
This unit on connecting algebra and geometry covers a number of topics including worksheets on the distance formula, finding the perimeter and area of polynomials, the slope formula, parallel and perpendicular lines, parallelograms,...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Investigating Area Under a Curve
Taking a lesson straight from the calculus classroom and making it algebra appropriate is the task of the day. Learners go step by step through calculating different area approximations underlines and curves, reviewing many key geometry...
9th - 11th Math CCSS: Designed