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Marisa Laks

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(14 Units, 97 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Similarity in Triangles(10 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Preparing for the Geometry Course(2 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Geometric Constructions(13 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Transformational Geometry(10 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Rigid Motions(3 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Fall Interim Assessment: Geometry Intro, Constructions and Rigid Motion(5 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Introduction to Geometric Proofs(10 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Proofs about Triangles(11 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Common Core Geometry Midcourse Assessment(5 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Proofs about Parallelograms(10 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Similarity in Triangles(10 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Geometric Trigonometry(3 Lessons)

Unit 12 - The Third Dimension(5 Lessons)

Unit 13 - Geometric Modeling(3 Lessons)

Unit 14 - Final Assessment(7 Lessons)

Scale Factor

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students use examples from the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to explore the concept of scale factor.

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14 Resources

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Dilations on the Coordinate Plane, Center (0, 0)

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students dilate objects on the coordinate plane and identify the scale factor of dilations that take a pre-image to an image.

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16 Resources

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Dilations using Geometer's Sketchpad

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students using Geometer's Sketchpad to investigate dilations about a variety of centers.

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13 Resources

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Dilations on the Coordinate Plane, Center (h, k)

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students will practice performing and describing dilations with centers other than (0, 0) and scale factors greater than one or between zero and one.

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19 Resources

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Properties of Dilations Extension Lesson

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students will investigate how to perform a dilation about a center (h, k) without graphing the object.

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14 Resources

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Similar Triangles using Geometer's Sketchpad

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students use Geometer's Sketchpad to investigate properties of similar triangles, which share a vertex and have parallel bases.

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15 Resources

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Finding Missing Sides of Similar Triangles

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students will use the criteria for similarity to find the measures of missing sides of a triangle.

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17 Resources

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Angle-Angle Similarity Postulate

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:Students use a variety of tools such as patty paper, rulers, and protractors to prove triangles are similar by comparing angle measurements.

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15 Resources

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Similar Triangle Practice

Geometry

» Unit:

Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:In this lesson, students apply the properties and theorems studied throughout the unit to justify that triangles are similar.

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17 Resources

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Similar Triangles and the Flatiron Building

Geometry

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Similarity in Triangles

Big Idea:The Flatiron Building located in New York City is one of the most iconic buildings in the country. Its unique triangular shape makes it a great subject for mathematical investigations.

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17 Resources

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