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Lesson Exchange: Polygons (Middle, Mathematics)
Students discover the relationship between the sides of a polygon and the number of diagonals that can be drawn from one vertex, the number of triangles that those diagonals form, and the sum of the interior angles of that polygon.
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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
Lessons for Learning - for the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (6th Grade)
A very clear and concise unit to teaching sixth graders math concepts directly related to Common Core. Learners are exposed to six lessons involving recipe conversions, graphing data from ratio tables, evaluating exponents,...
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Garden Grade 6 Area and Perimeter
Engage young mathematicians in applying their knowledge of area and perimeter with a fun geometry instructional activity. Through a series of problem solving exercises, children use their math knowledge to design different-sized garden...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry lesson. Young geometers use grid paper to draw a quadrilateral and calculate its area and perimeter. They also read The Greedy Triangle to identify the changing shape of...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable