This podcast is part of the series: Alabama Quality Teaching Standards Demonstration Lessons
Governors Commission on Quality Teaching in cooperation with Spain Park High School, Hoover City Schools
Part 1 of 2: This video begins with a thought jogger exercise to reinforce recent learning about triangles and segues to an interactive discussion of how to determine the area of an equilateral triangle. That information is used to begin instruction about finding the area of a regular polygon. The lesson utilizes manipulatives.