# 5 Easy Activities for Teaching Angle Measurement

Teaching angle measurement can be a challenging task for educators and students alike. It is crucial to find innovative and engaging ways to help students understand this important mathematical concept. In this blog post, we will explore five activities that can make teaching angle measurement both enjoyable and effective.

## Guided Math Notes for Teaching Angle Measurement

To start, consider incorporating guided math notes into your lesson plan. These notes act as a visual aid and provide students with a reference point when you are teaching angle measurement. The notes should include a definition of angles, types of angles (acute, obtuse, right, straight), and examples of everyday objects that represent each type. Students can utilize these notes while completing other activities, ensuring that they have a strong foundation in angle measurement. Need a set to use with your students? Click here.

## Scavenger Hunt

One exciting activity to reinforce angle measurement skills is an angle scavenger hunt. This activity encourages students to explore their surroundings and identify various angles in real-life objects. Before the hunt, prepare a list of different angles students need to find, such as right angles in doorways or obtuse angles in furniture corners. Provide each student with a clipboard, pencil, and the scavenger hunt checklist. As they find each angle, they can mark it off on their list. This activity not only reinforces angle measurement but also promotes critical thinking and observation skills.

If you’d rather use a printable version, check out my scavenger hunt where students measure an angle and find the answer on another card around the room. Not sure how scavenger hunts work? Read the blog.