What Shape Am I?

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Sharpen your pencil and grab a ruler, it's time to draw some quadrilaterals! Given the definition of a parallelogramrectangle, and rhombus, learners draw examples and nonexamples of each figure. The three definitions are then used to draw and identify a fourth mystery shape. A great supplement to your introductory lesson on quadrilaterals.

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CCSS: Designed
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Pros

  • Drawing the shapes helps reinforce the written definitions
  • Identifying the unknown shape requires critical thinking skills
  • Includes ideas for differentiating the activity to support all learners
Cons

  • Requires prior experience drawing parallel lines and right angles
Common Core