## Exploring with a Parallelogram - Area of Composite Shapes.MOV - Section 3: Problem

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Exploring with a Parallelogram - Area of Composite Shapes.MOV

# Area of Composite Shapes

Unit 7: Geometry
Lesson 2 of 2

## 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
50 minutes

### Andrea Palmer

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