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# Introducing Geometry Unit Assessment

Lesson 8 of 8

## Objective: Students will be able to define foundational geometry terms and answer questions that ask them to apply their understanding of foundational geometry terms.

*80 minutes*

#### Return Group Tests

*20 min*

Since yesterday was the first Group Test of the year, I make sure to explain how I graded all of the tests and give time for students to learn from their mistakes. I give students the opportunity to re-explain to each other after they have seen my feedback and to ask questions if they are still confused.

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#### Individual Test

*60 min*

I grade tests by identifying the foundational, application, and extension items on the Introducing Geometry Unit Assessment. Typically, I ensure that the foundational items on the test are worth 70% of all the points earned; this way, a student with a foundational understanding of the unit's objectives can earn a passing grade on the test. From this point, application and extension items, both weighing in at 15%, boost students grades into the B or A range.

Problems 9, 10, and 11 are examples of Foundations items since students have to recall basic information like the definition of "non-collinear" or use appropriate symbols to mark a diagram.

Problem 12 is an example of an Application problem since students apply their understanding of the terms "concave" and "polygon," and then explain their thinking.

Problem 7 is an example of an Extension problem since students identify what they know from the symbols given in the picture to draw a conclusion about how to classify the given quadrilateral.

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- UNIT 1: Creating Classroom Culture to Develop the Math Practices
- UNIT 2: Introducing Geometry
- UNIT 3: Transformations
- UNIT 4: Discovering and Proving Angle Relationships
- UNIT 5: Constructions
- UNIT 6: Midterm Exam Review
- UNIT 7: Discovering and Proving Triangle Properties
- UNIT 8: Discovering and Proving Polygon Properties
- UNIT 9: Discovering and Proving Circles Properties
- UNIT 10: Geometric Measurement and Dimension
- UNIT 11: The Pythagorean Theorem
- UNIT 12: Triangle Similarity and Trigonometric Ratios
- UNIT 13: Final Exam Review

- LESSON 1: Definitely, Maybe
- LESSON 2: Who's a Widget? Making Sense of Definitions
- LESSON 3: Recyled Definitions
- LESSON 4: Investigating Special Quadrilaterals
- LESSON 5: Presenting Special Quadrilaterals
- LESSON 6: Special Quadrilateral Clean Up
- LESSON 7: Introducing Geometry Review and Group Test
- LESSON 8: Introducing Geometry Unit Assessment