Area and Perimeter of Polygons


Source: Desmos.com

Type: Mini-lesson

Theme: Geometry

Grades: 5, 6

Learning Target: Students will find area and perimeter of various polygons.

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Instructions

Visit this link: https://www.desmos.com/calculator/ih0vzrtmcc

  1. Select a partner.
  2. Share your screen with your partner.
  3. Build a polygon.
  4. Have your partner determine the area and perimeter of the polygon.
  5. Your partner will make a snip of the screen and paste it into the chat with the area and perimeter listed below.
  6. Switch roles.
Exit Ticket
Write out the process for determining the area and perimeter of a complex polygon.
CCSS Math Practice
  • I can use appropriate tools strategically.
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts
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