What do I need to know about angles and polygons, inside and out?

 2-D or not 2-D? Cover and surround or fill and wrap?

During this unit you will learn how to or learn about the following:

  • Line and angle relationships
  • Pythagorean Theorem (including on the coordinate grid)
  • Area and perimeter of compound figures composed of triangles, quadrilaterals and circles
  • Surface area and volume of rectangular prisms
  • Transformations (emphasis on dilations)
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March 31st Activities:

  • Activity # 1:  Everything about Perimeter and Area

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/perimeter_and_area/index.html

                For this activity:    Read through the directions on perimeter.  Try all of the problems in all three levels.

  • If you have headphones: 

First listen to cheesy video on circles:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0dlK16I60kHYPERLINK “http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0dlK16I60k&NR=1″&HYPERLINK “http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0dlK16I60k&NR=1″NR=1

Then complete Activity # 2:  Basketball Geometry

http://www.infoplease.com/math/knowledgebox/player.html?movie=sfw41551

For this activity:  Listen to the lesson and play the game

If you don’t have headphones: 

First watch quick video and read along – you can pause if it goes too fast.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLP9KvUR1Kg

Then complete Activity # 2:  Online quiz using C = pd or C = 2pr

http://www.algebra4children.com/circumference-of-circle.html

For this activity:  Scroll down, click start and take quiz

  • Activity # 3:  Rags to Riches Game

http://www.quia.com/rr/69289.html

For this activity:  Answer each question, use the hints as little as possible.  Try to get to $1 million.