Polygons and Symmetry: Playing with Polygons
is a set of common core aligned polygon activities that define polygons as well as work with patterns and symmetry. Student-tested and approved, this is a fun way to explore polygons, pattern and symmetry with your students.
Students use deductive reasoning to define what makes a polygon. Students work with regular polygons to create patterns and designs that become pieces of art. Students will explore symmetry in their artwork. Several challenges for students included.
? as part of 5th/6th Grade Math Project Bundle: 5 projects, common core aligned projects to practice area, ratio, circles, and more.
This detailed guide includes:
- Complete teacher’s guide for 3 45-minute lessons including adaptations to complete the entire set of activities at a math center
- Ready-to-use student handouts for whole class, small group or activity center use.
- A complete list of materials
- Sample student work and answer key.
Geometry resources include:
- Volume and Surface area of Rectangular and Triangular Prisms math Detective Activity
-Finding Pi Inquiry Activity with circles
- Find the area of composite figures and polygons paper chain activity
- Volume and Surface Area of Cylinders and Cones Quest Activity
- Design a Medieval Village Integrated Geometry Project
- Find the Area: Rectangles Practice and Review (6.G.A.1.)
- Find the Area: Right Triangles Practice and Review (6.G.A.1.)
- Find the Volume: Cubes and Rectangular Prisms Practice and Review (6.G.A.2.)
- Find the Volume: Triangular Prisms (6.G.A.4.)
- Find the area between two rectangles
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