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5th Grade Math: Geometric Construction - Chapter Summary
The kid-friendly lessons in this chapter are designed to make geometric constructions easy and fun for your students. You'll find lessons on drawing polygons and diagonals of polygons, using a protractor to measure angles, constructing triangles and other related topics. The clear presentation makes these short lessons informative, and the engaging copy keeps students interested.
The lessons include step-by-step instruction and plenty of examples to make these concepts easy for students to understand. The lesson quizzes give you the means to check your students' comprehension while the chapter test allows you to measure their overall mastery.
- Naming and drawing rays, lines, segments and points
- Measuring angles using a protractor
- Estimating angle measurements without a protractor
- Using a compass and straight edge to construct triangles
- Identifying and drawing right and isosceles triangles
- Describing and drawing polygons
1. Drawing Points, Lines, Segments & Rays: Lesson for Kids
There are more geometric figures than just basic shapes. In this lesson, you will learn how to draw points, different types of lines, line segments, and rays.
2. How to Measure Angles with a Protractor
You're surrounded by angles at home, at school, and even when you're walking down the street. In this lesson, you'll learn how to measure different angles using a protractor.
3. How to Estimate Angle Measures
In real life it takes special equipment to accurately measure angles, but you can make a pretty good guess if you know a few tricks. We'll discuss some of those in this lesson.
4. Constructing Triangles: Types of Geometric Construction
When you're asked to construct a triangle, it's time to break out that compass and straight edge! In this lesson, find out how to construct triangles no matter what you're given.
5. Constructing Isosceles & Right Triangles: Lesson for Kids
There are different types of triangles. There are triangles like rooftops and the sides of ramps. The two triangles you are going to build today are isosceles and right triangles.
6. Drawing Polygons & Diagonals of Polygons: Lesson for Kids
Have you ever noticed that there are shapes all around you? Many buildings and designs use basic shapes in their construction. In this lesson, you'll learn how to identify and draw polygons, a type of shape.
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Other chapters within the 5th Grade Math course
- 5th Grade Math: Numbers & Number Sense
- 5th Grade Math: Integers & Whole Numbers
- 5th Grade Math: Factors & Multiples
- 5th Grade Math: Multiplication & Division
- 5th Grade Math: Understanding Fractions & Decimals
- 5th Grade Math: Ratios & Percentages
- 5th Grade Math: Exponents & Square Roots
- 5th Grade Math: Pre-Algebra
- 5th Grade Math: Multi-Step Problems
- 5th Grade Math: Measurement
- 5th Grade Math: Geometric Shapes
- 5th Grade Math: Statistics & Probability