This set of two polygon crossword puzzles features 16 geometric shapes with an emphasis on quadrilaterals and triangles. The words showcased in both puzzles are congruent, equilateral, isosceles, parallelogram, pentagon, polygon, quadrilateral, rectangle, rhombus, right, scalene, square, trapezoid and triangle.
The purpose of these puzzles is to have students practice, review, recognize and use correct geometric vocabulary. Both are free-form crossword puzzles with the 16 clues written in the form of definitions. The first puzzle is easier as it contains a word bank while the second puzzle does not. Since both puzzles are laid out differently, one can be used as a review and the second one as a homework assignment or quiz. A puzzle solution is included for each puzzle.
For plane geometry, try this crossword:
Geometric Crossword – 25 Clues that Emphasize Points, Lines and Angles
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