Types of Polygons – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on types of polygons that introduces students to the names of different types of polygon and looks the definitions of regular and irregular with regard to polygons. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To recognise and name common polygons.
  • To understand regular and irregular as applied to polygons.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE foundation tier students. It could also be used with mid or low ability Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Types of Polygons’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Starter Match Cards
  • Student Worksheet on Types of Polygons
  • True or False Cards
  • Polygons Fact Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Interior & Exterior Angles of Polygons’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: