Students work together to create mobiles with different polygons. They research the polygon and list its characteristics. They may present to the class if they chose to.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
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
Finding Areas of Polygons, Variation 1
An exercise in finding the area of polygons by decomposing into triangles and composing into rectangles is the focus of this resource. Make several copies of the worksheet for each participant. Ask learners to use colored pencils to...
5th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Interior Angles, Exterior Angles, and Diagonals of Polygons
How does the number of sides of a polygon affect the angle measures? Learners recognize a pattern in finding the total measure of interior and exterior angles and the number of diagonals. They use the patterns to calculate the number of...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Draw Polygons Using Given Coordinates as Vertices
At the end of the activity your learners will be able to classify a polygon by the number of ordered pairs given in a coordinate plane used as the vertices. this is the first video in a progressive series of four using geometry to solve...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Polygons-Changing Area Versus Changing Perimeter
Investigate the area and perimeter of polygons in this geometry instructional activity. Young geometers use grid paper to draw a quadrilateral and calculate its area and perimeter. They also read The Greedy Triangle to identify the...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed