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Polygons
(beyond triangles and quadrilaterals**)

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Topics Standards:  gc NGMS-6  gt CCSS 6       rc NGMS-7  rt CCSS 7      bc NGMS-8 bt CCSS 8

** While polygons include triangles and quadrilaterals, this section will be focusing
primarily on polygons with five, or more, sides.
For work with triangles and quadrilaterals,
see the section Area, Perimeter, Volume.

LESSONS:
* calculator link
Polygons (definitions, regular polygons, types)
gcgt
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Angles and Polygons (subdivide polygon into triangles to find sum of angles, etc)
gcgt
Area by Decomposing Polygons (also find sum of interior angles, each interior angle)
gcgt
Area by Composing Polygons (into rectangles on grid)
gcgt
Areas of Regular Polygons (discover regular poly area formula, grid area method for both)
gcgtrt
Surface Area of Polyhedra (composed of polygons beyond triangles and quads)
rt
Volume of Polyhedra (composed of polygons beyond triangles and quads)
rt


PRACTICE:
gcgt
Practice with Area of Polygons (decomposition and composition)
gcgt
rt

Vocabulary - Word Guess Game (topical vocabulary game - iPad compatible)
rt


climbing dodecahedra
Climbing wall in park on Lake Neatahwanta, in Fulton, New York.