First of all, you must learn what a polygon is. Click on the search bar below to look up polygon in the dictionary. Use the dictionary to look up any words you don't know. Talk amongst yourselves to get a good idea of what a polygon is.


Now that you've been introduced to polygons, let's look at how they are named according to their sides. Scroll down toward the bottom of the page on this site to learn how to name polygons.

When you are done, take a look at this picture:


What do you notice about the polygons as their number of sides increases?

(Photo from, but don't go there because I almost got a virus. The things I do for you guys!! ;))