Teach your students about the six main angle types with this teaching presentation perfect for primary school maths lessons.
Explore Types of Angles
Do your students know their obtuse angles from their straight angles? Their revolutions from their reflex angles? Their acute angles from their right angles? If not, then this is the maths resource for you!
This 26-slide teaching presentation has been designed by our experienced team of teachers to help you introduce your students to the six main types of angles. Written in clear, age-appropriate language and accompanied by visuals and labelled diagrams, this is the perfect resource to use when covering angle types with your students.
These angle types addressed in the presentation are:
- Acute angles
- Right angles
- Obtuse angles
- Straight angles
- Reflex angles
The presentation also includes several student activities to help you monitor how your class is grasping the content and to make sure they remain focused throughout the lesson.
If you’re an Office Suite user, you can download this presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint format. Prefer the Google Suite? Just use the dropdown menu to select the Google Slides version of this resource. In both cases, be sure to operate the presentation in Slideshow mode, as the presentation does contain some simple animations.
This ready-made lesson will drastically reduce your planning time. It really is as easy as download, project, teach!
Looking for More Activities to Teach Angles?
Teaching presentations are a fabulous resource when it comes to introducing new topics to your students. This types of angles presentation provides a comprehensive overview of each angle type, providing your students with a solid foundation upon which to build their knowledge of angles.
Looking for ways to more activities to teach angles to your students? Here are three great suggestions from one of our experienced teachers:
- Angle Scavenger Hunt – Have your students explore the classroom or playground to find real-life examples of the six types of angles from the presentation: acute, right, obtuse, straight, reflex and revolution. Allow the students to use a device to take photographs of the angles they find, or to draw and label sketches of the angles they discover in their workbooks.
- Angle Artworks – Have the students create a collage or geometric artwork using the six different types of angles. Students can colour-code their work according to angle type, enabling them to not only produce a piece of artwork but to demonstrate their knowledge, too!
- Design a Room – Challenge students to design their dream room using geometric shapes and various angle types. Students plan where to place furniture within the room while including angles that meet certain criteria. Teach Starter’s Design a Room Maths Investigation is the perfect resource should you choose to explore this activity with your class!
Download This Types of Angles Slide Deck
Use the dropdown menu next to the Download button above to access either the Microsoft PowerPoint or the Google Slides version of this resource. (Note: You will be prompted to make a copy of the Google Slides template before accessing it.)
Project the resource onto your screen and work through the slides as a class for a paperless lesson!
Teach Angles with These Teacher-Made Resources
Looking for more activities to enhance your maths lessons on angles? We have a huge selection of teacher-created resources at your fingertips!
Assess your students’ understanding of angle types with the set of differentiated student worksheets.
Create and classify some angles with this hands-on printable that is super fun to use.
Remind your students about the most common types of angles with this set of six classroom posters.