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Seventh graders practice finding the area and perimeter of polygons. In this polygon area lesson, 7th graders brainstorm shapes and take a walk to locate shapes. Students record properties of shapes and use various shapes to make a polygon. Students practice finding formulas for the area of a square, rectangle, triangle, parallelogram, and trapezoid. Students complete to problems by maximizing area with a given perimeter.