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Geometry

(13 Units, 90 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Geometry Foundations(14 Lessons)

Origins of the Geometric Universe

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Big Idea:Let's take a look back in time to see how the geometric universe was created...In this lesson, students imagine the undefined terms upon which synthetic geometry is founded.

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12 Resources

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Line Segments

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Big Idea:A picture is worth a thousand words, and symbols are worth 500 or so. In this lesson, students learn the value of geometric diagrams and notation and they learn the importance of precision when creating notation and diagrams.

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10 Resources

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Distances in the Coordinate Plane

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Big Idea:May the formula be with you. In this lesson students wield the power of the distance formula.

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15 Resources

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Exploring Midpoint Quadrilaterals

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Big Idea:Simon Says? In this lesson students learn to apply the midpoint and distance formulas even when they aren't explicitly told to do so.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Investigating Points, Segments, Rays, and Lines

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Big Idea:Student Drivers Behind the Wheel. In this lesson we turn over the controls to allow students to do some dynamic exploration of points, segments, rays, and lines using Geometer's Sketchpad.

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5 Resources

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Formative Assessment Day 1

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Geometry Foundations

Big Idea:Before we go any further, let's check under the hood and see how well students have learned so far.

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7 Resources

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Introducing Angles

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Big Idea:Angles are all around us...just swivel your head and have a look. In this lesson, students are introduced to angles and angular measures. They also learn to create and interpret geometric notation and diagrams involving angles.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

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Angle Measurements

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Big Idea:Tool Time! In this lesson, students learn to use a protractor to measure and create angles.

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12 Resources

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Basic Constructions

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Big Idea:We're Under Construction....and not sorry about it. In this lesson students use a compass and straightedge to perform basic geometric constructions and explain why they work.

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14 Resources

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Measuring to find Perimeter and Area

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Big Idea:It's about to get real. In this lesson, students calculate actual areas of triangles, rectangles, circles, and composites of these using actual dimensions.

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11 Resources

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Finding Perimeter and Area in the Coordinate Plane

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Big Idea:It's Gridlock. Trapped inside the coordinate plane, armed only with coordinate pairs and formulas, students must find perimeters and areas of triangles and rectangles.

9 Resources

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9 Resources

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Geometry Foundations Summative Assessment Practice Day 1 of 2

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Geometry Foundations

Big Idea:Dress Rehearsal...Before it's really showtime, let's get over the stage fright and work out some of the kinks.

9 Resources

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9 Resources

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Geometry Foundations Summative Assessment Practice Day 2 of 2

Geometry

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Geometry Foundations

Big Idea:Dress Rehearsal...Before it's really showtime, let's get over the stage fright and work out some of the kinks.

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8 Resources

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Introduction to Transformations

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Geometry Foundations

Big Idea:Introducing [Drum Roll]..........Transformations. In this lessons students get basic training on geometrical transformations.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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