Understand that shapes in different categories (e.g., rhombuses, rectangles, and others) may share attributes (e.g., having four sides), and that the shared attributes can define a larger category (e.g., quadrilaterals). Recognize rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals, and draw examples of quadrilaterals that do not belong to any of these subcategories.

Polygons Lesson Plan: What Makes a Shape a Polygon

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Students to explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about what makes a shape a polygon. After identifying the properties of a polygon, students will use the Make-a-Map tool to classify shapes....

Basic Geometry Lesson Plan: A Tangled Web Puzzle Game

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In this lesson plan adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an interactive game) to learn about basic geometry concepts. Students will explore angles, parallel lin...

Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

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In this math skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed...