Reflection: Discourse and Questioning Classification of Triangles - Section 2: Student Exploration

 

Discourse and questioning is a key component to every math lesson. Here's an example of a conference where questioning leads the student to a deeper conceptual understanding of angle classification: Identifying Triangle 3. Many times during this conference, I could have told him the answer, but instead I had to "bite my tongue" and provide the necessary wait time! 

 

  Discourse and Questioning: Developing a Deeper Understanding
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Classification of Triangles

Unit 8: Geometry
Lesson 5 of 7

Objective: SWBAT classify triangles by their properties.

Big Idea: Students will use a Powerpoint Presentation and pictures of real-world triangles to classify triangles by properties.

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Math, supplementary angles, angles, Triangles, angles (Constructions), quadrilateral, triangle classification, real world applications, complementary angles, Polygon, shapes, classifying triangles
  100 minutes
measuring real world triangles
 
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