Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Overlapping Triangles - Section 4: Exit Ticket


Instead of providing my students with a traditional exit ticket, I sometimes like to give them a "Video Exit Ticket" which is a break from our normal routine.  I typically choose days to do video exit tickets when students have been working hard and I do not feel as though I need intricate knowledge about student learning.  For example, in this lesson, I know that my students are going to find this topic challenging, and will also be assessing them soon in the Unit Test. I like to keep these saved in my favorite tab on my computer to allow for easy viewing.

Hence, for today's lesson, we watched an engaging math clip which I've provided.  This video links equations, graphs and real-world situations; it is called "The Beauty of Mathematics."  My students loved it. 



  Alternate Exit Ticket
  Intrinsic Motivation: Alternate Exit Ticket
Loading resource...

Overlapping Triangles

Unit 4: Tremendous Triangles
Lesson 9 of 10

Objective: SWBAT persevere in proving triangles congruent when given overlapping triangles.

Big Idea: Students will color, highlight and mark-up diagrams to uncover congruent triangles and prove the triangles are congruent.

  Print Lesson
  105 minutes
proof image overlapping triangles
Similar Lessons
Rigid Motion, Congruent Triangles, and Proof
Geometry » Polygons and Congruent Triangle Proofs
Big Idea: Using the method of flow chart proofs, students begin to develop the skills necessary to understand and create congruent triangle proofs.
Amsterdam, NY
Environment: Urban
Beth Menzie
Geometry » Proofs about Triangles
Big Idea: Students will write formal proofs showing how triangles are congruent when two corresponding angles and the included side are congruent.
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
Marisa Laks
Discovering Triangle Congruence Shortcuts
Geometry » Discovering and Proving Triangle Properties
Big Idea: Through construction, students will work in pairs to test "shortcuts" to use when proving triangles congruent.
Sunnyvale, CA
Environment: Suburban
Jessica Uy
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload