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Tom Chandler

Geometry

Highland High

Ault, CO

Rural Environment

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(8 Units, 85 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Congruence and Rigid Motions(17 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Models and Constructions(14 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Dimension and Structure(15 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Congruence and Rigid Motions(17 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Triangles and Congruence(11 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Area Relationships(6 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Scaling Up- Dilations, Similarity and Proportional Relationships(6 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Introduction to Trigonometry(10 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres(6 Lessons)

Previewing Congruence and Rigid Motions

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students learn what will be expected of them in this unit as they are encouraged to persevere in making sense of a pair of novel problems.

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36 Resources

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Congruence and Coincidence

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Hands-on activities reinforce the connection between congruence and coincidence, helping students to go beyond "same shape, same size".

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35 Resources

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Re-Discovering Symmetry

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students describe symmetry in the art of M. C. Escher and others. In the process, they learn to describe transformations that bring corresponding parts of a figure together.

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31 Resources

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Perfect Polygons

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Constructing polygons inscribed in a circle allows students to experience first-hand the many congruences of a regular polygon. Besides, its fun!

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29 Resources

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Bisector Bonanza

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students use compass and straight-edge, aided by tracing paper and paper-folding, to explore the properties of bisectors, while gaining insights into the workings of transformations.

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26 Resources

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The Shortest Segment

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students use the symmetry of a geometric model to reason that the shortest distance between a point and a line is a... bisector.

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25 Resources

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From Perpendiculars to Parallels

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students consolidate and extend their knowledge of constructions related to bisectors: "A perpendicular to a perpendicular is a parallel."

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29 Resources

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Reviewing Congruence

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students review homework and assess their progress. How much have we learned?

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27 Resources

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Re-Examining Reflections

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students learn the properties of reflections by constructing one. They use these properties to solve problems involving the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.

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33 Resources

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Reconsidering Rotations

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students learn how rotations work by constructing one--then use their insights to deduce the location of a missing Mars rover.

31 Resources

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31 Resources

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Taking Apart Translations

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Using geometric constructions and measurement to learn the properties of rigid motion via translation.

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32 Resources

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Visualizing Transformations

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students learn that knowledge--along with practice--makes perfect when it comes to predicting the result of a reflection, rotation, or translation.

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23 Resources

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Reasoning About Rigid Motions

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students learn how to use reason as well as experience to understand the result of transforming a figure. Deductive and inductive logic work hand-in-hand!

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18 Resources

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Analyzing the Symmetry of a Polygon

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students use the symmetry of a polygon to deduce its properties while continuing to develop their ability to use transformations. Now, just where does that line of symmetry have to be?

27 Resources

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27 Resources

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Reviewing Rigid Motions

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Guided notes bring what students learned about using rigid motions and congruence together as they prepare for the unit summative assessment.

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21 Resources

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Rigid Motion and Congruence Unit Quiz

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Students complete the summative assessment for the unit. Game Day!

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16 Resources

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Describing Precise Transformations

Geometry

» Unit:

Congruence and Rigid Motions

Big Idea:Using dynamic geometry software, students learn to determine the precise vector, line of reflection, or center and angle of rotation that will bring parts of a triangle together.

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18 Resources

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