Reflection: Modeling Triangles - Section 3: Group or Partner Activity

 

Giving the students the opportunity to model triangles is excellent practice.  If they can draw it out, then they can better understand the attributes of an equilateral, isosceles, and scalene triangle.  I find that students understand better when they model than when I just tell them about the skill. By allowing them to use the textbook as a resource to draw the models will help the students remember the difference between the types of triangles.

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Triangles

Unit 4: Geometry
Lesson 5 of 10

Objective: SWBAT classify triangles by their sides and angles.

Big Idea: Triangles can be identified as acute, right, or obtuse.

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