Unit 8, Lesson 1

Describe two-dimensional shapes based on attributes

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In this lesson, students build various polygons as they name them based on attributes. Using uncooked spaghetti of various lengths, they build a triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, and hexagon, adding another piece of spaghetti for each construction. They then identify a collection of various polygons, both exemplars and variants of shapes (as shown below), including those with sides of unequal length.

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