• Caroline Farkas

How to Teach Different Types of Angles in Geometry

Updated: Apr 13

Do you need to teach your upper elementary students the different types of angles in geometry? Try these tips to teach about right, obtuse, acute, straight, and reflex angles!


What are the different types of angles?


Show this video which explains the 5 different types of angles that 4th-grade math students need to know! This video covers the types of angles, and how to classify them.





Need to show students how to use a protractor? Check this video out:




What are some different ways that my students can practice this in class?


  • Have your students measure angles around the classroom and classify them! Create an angle scavenger hunt where students have to find so many acute, obtuse, right, straight, and reflex angles.

  • Have your students use protractors to measure angles and classify them. They can draw angles on a piece of paper and trace with a classmate.

  • Check out digital games online like this measuring angles game.


Do you have any additional resources that could help my students?

Movable Protractor Clipart for teachers

Need a digital or virtual protractor to measure angles on your digital board or computer? Check out my protractor clipart!










Types of Angles Math Clipart Bundle with acute angles, obtuse angles, right angles, and protractors

Need real-life examples of angles for students to classify or add to your teacher resources? Check out my types of angles clipart bundle.



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How to teach types of angles in 4th grade with a cover of a youtube channel

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