This geometry crossword bundle contains five different crossword puzzles that emphasize geometric vocabulary. Included are two crosswords about circles, two that highlight polygons (quadrilaterals and triangles) and one with an emphasis on lines, points, and angles.
This first set of two circle crossword puzzles includes 18 terms associated with circles. The words showcased in both puzzles are arc, area, chord, circle, circumference, degrees, diameter, equidistant, perimeter, pi, radii, radius, secant, semicircle, tangent and two. The puzzles are both free-form crosswords with the 18 clues written in the form of definitions.
The second set of two polygon crossword puzzles focuses on 16 geometric shapes with an emphasis on quadrilaterals and triangles. The words included in both puzzles are congruent, equilateral, isosceles, parallelogram, pentagon, polygon, quadrilateral, rectangle, rhombus, right, scalene, square, trapezoid and triangle. Both are free-form crosswords with the 16 clues written in the form of definitions.
The first puzzle of each of these sets is easier as it contains a word bank while the second puzzle does not. In each set of puzzles, the crosswords are laid out differently so one can be used as a review and the second one as a homework assignment or quiz.
The last geometry crossword puzzle highlights 25 different geometry terms with an emphasis on points, lines, and angles. It is a free-form crossword puzzle with the 25 clues written in the form of definitions. It does not include a word bank.
The purpose of all of these puzzles is to have students practice, review, recognize and use correct geometric vocabulary. A puzzle solution is included for each of the five puzzles.
For solid geometry, check out this crossword:
Geometry Vocabulary Crossword – Solids and Formulas – Features 23 Words
If you want a variety of hands-on activities for angles, you might like the following resource:
Angles - Geometry Hands-On Activities
Want another way to review or reteach plane geometry vocabulary? Try…
Geometric Math Puzzles – Using Number Tiles to Learn About Plane Geometry