# Formula for parallelogram

### Explore related topics

Derive the formula for a parallelogram using only the formula for the area of a rectangle. It should make more sense for the student!

Area Formulas for Parallelograms, Triangles, & Trapezoids (6-8)

Students use hands on activities to discover the formulas for area of a parallelogram and area of a triangle!

Finding the Area of Parallelograms: Students will use their knowledge of rectangles to discover the area formula for parallelograms.

Damn Daniel! Get the straight word on how to teach the area formulas for parallelograms, triangles and trapezoids!

Developing Area Formulas for Parallelograms

This 4 page lesson includes a page that details the formulas for finding the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, parallelogram and trapezoid. The second and third pages are practice problems. Answer Keys included!

Finding Area & Perimeter Task Cards FREE from The Curriculum Corner

STAAR Test-Prep Task Cards!TEKS ALIGNED: 6.8B: The student is expected to model area formulas for parallelograms, trapezoids, and triangles by decomposing and rearranging parts of these shapes.THIS INCLUDES: -20 multiple choice test-prep task cards-Answer key-Student recording sheet*These cards are a great way to assess student understanding and prepare for the STAAR test.*All questions are directly aligned to the 6th Grade Math STAAR Test.*Since this is one of the READINESS TEKS, questions…

This is a curios double sided foldable to teach students the formulas to find area squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, rhombuses and kites. It includes notes for teachers. Great for INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS!