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Area of Composite Shapes

Unit 7: Geometry
Lesson 2 of 2

Objective: SWBAT find the area of a parallelogram by using the formula, find the area of a trapezoid and composite shapes by decomposing them into triangles, rectangles, and/or squares.

Big Idea: Students take their knowledge about area of rectangles, squares and triangles and apply it to parallelograms, trapezoids, and composite shapes.

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Math, Geometry, 6th grade, master teacher project, perimeter, area, parallelogram, trapezoid
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