Lesson Ideas
What are polygons anyway, and how can you find their areas? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will show you how to find the area of polygons, like triangles, trapezoids, and parallelograms. First, you’ll learn how to find the area of squares and rectangles. Then, you’ll discover a new twist to finding the area of other parallelograms and their altitudes. Tim will also walk you through some great examples of area problems and help you discover all of the formulas that make finding the area of different shapes easy. Who knew you could learn geometry without getting a headache?
Geometry Q and A Lesson Plan: StudentGenerated Questions
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 312, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the unifying principles of geometry. Students will identify pertinent questions related to geometry, answer studentgenerated geometry questions using BrainPOP resources, and share research findings. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 312, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
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