Area of Trapezoids, Rhombi, and Kites Lesson
In this lesson, students will use the area formulas to find the area of trapezoids, rhombi, and kites. Students will solve problems using diagrams and word problems.
• Warm-Up -
The warm-up is a review of the previous lesson. There are two questions that ask students to use area of a triangle and area of a parallelogram.
• Guided Notes -
Three versions are included: mostly complete, fill-in-the-blank, and a version with more writing space. The notes are 2 pages long (the version with extra room is 3 pages). Examples are included throughout.
• Practice Presentation -
A PDF presentation is included to use as in-class student practice. Students could work the problems on whiteboards. Since it is a PDF, the "slides" could be written on using SMART software (or other similar software). There are 8 questions. The presentation is in the format of Question-Answer-Question-Answer-Etc.
• Homework -
The homework is 2 pages and 14 questions. There is also an extra challenge worksheet.
• Answer Keys -
Completely worked out answer keys are included.
Make sure this lesson is appropriate for your students - see the preview to see some of the pages in the product.
This is a lesson from Unit 11 - Area and Perimeter in my Geometry curriculum.
11.1 Area of Rectangles, Parallelograms, and Triangles
11.2 Area of Trapezoids, Rhombi, and Kites
11.3 Circumference and Area of Circles
11.4 Arc Length and Sector Area
11.5 Area of Regular Polygons
My Area and Perimeter Activity Bundle has activities that can be used throughout the unit.
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