# Polygons - Interior & Exterior Angles Of Polygons Investigation Act. & Homework

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Polygons Interior and Exterior Angles Of Polygons Investigation Activity And Assignment

This is an activity designed to lead students to the formulas for:

1) one interior angle of a regular polygon
2)the interior angle sum of a regular polygon
3)one exterior angle of a regular polygon
4)the exterior angle sum of a regular polygon
5)the number of diagonals from one vertex of a regular polygon
6)the number of triangles formed by one diagonal

The students do this by drawing and measuring an interior angle and exterior angle of a triangle, square, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, nonagon and decagon. They also draw in the diagonal from one vertex and the triangles formed.

The activity includes:
***A teacher instruction page with ideas on how to launch, monitor and question

***the investigation with complete student instructions, pictures for the students to measure and draw on, a table for the students to record their measurements on (with answer key)

***a partner portion for students to write out answers to questions about patterns they noticed and to develop the formulas (with answer key)

***examples for the teacher to work through with the students (with answer key)

***a riddle based worksheet for the students to do for their assignment (with answer key)

This is a great one or two day introduction to the properties of polygons and quadrilaterals.
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If you are looking for other area and polygon resources, please check out:

Area of Mixed Figures Riddle:
Geometry Area of Mixed Figures Riddle Practice Worksheet.

Area Vocabulary and Puzzles Assignment:
Geometry Area of Parallelograms and Regular Polygons Vocabulary Assignment.

You can also purchase this worksheet and the worksheet and vocabulary assignment linked above in a money saving bundle at:

Vocabulary and Riddle Worksheets Bundle
Geometry Area Bundle Riddle Worksheets and Vocabulary Assignment Bundle.

I also have Bellwork/Exit Cards/Station Cards available at:

Area of Quadrilaterals and Polygons Bellwork
Geometry Area of Quadrilateral/Polygons/Bellwork/Exit Cards Station Questions.

If you are looking for other resources on Quadrilaterals, please look at:

Geometry Quadrilaterals Bellwork Exit Cards Station Questions
Geometry Quadrilaterals Bellwork Exit Cards Station Questions.

Polygon and Quadrilaterals Vocabulary Matching Activity
Geometry Quadrilaterals and Polygons Vocabulary Matching Activity.

Properties of Special Quadrilaterals Wall Posters and Graphic Organizers.

Notes with examples and assignments attached:
Properties of Parallelograms Notes and Assignment.
Properties of Rectangles Notes and Assignment .
Properties of Rhombi and Squares Notes and Assignment.
Properties of Trapezoids and Isosceles Trapezoids Notes and Assignment.
Properties of Kites Notes and Assignment.

Reviews:
The Family of Quadrilaterals Graphic Organizers.
Geometry The Family of Quadrilaterals Unit Review.
Geometry Properties of Quadrilaterals Riddle Worksheet.

While each product can be purchased individually at the above links -- You can save 20% by buying the entire unit bundled together!!!

Geometry The Family of Quadrilaterals Complete Unit Bundle.
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