Parallelogram

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Parallelograms are pairs of triangles all the way around. Pupils measure to determine the area and perimeter of a parallelogram. They then find the area of the tirangles formed by drawing a diagonal of the parallelogram and compare their perimeters.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Review finding areas by composition
Classroom Considerations

  • Class should be familiar with finding the area of parallelograms
  • Each individual will need a metric ruler
Pros

  • The resource includes examples of common mistakes
  • The rubric provides a range of answers accounting for measurement errors
Cons

  • The rubric has dimensions listed with point values
Common Core