Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Geometric Drawings - Section 2: Explore


I definitely see value in having the students grapple with the constructions.  I had some students get a bit of an attitude because I was very vague regarding whether the construction could be done or not - and students did not like the ambiguity.  However, once they realized I was really not going to help them they started helping eachother and comparing their figures - and it made it so much easier to fill in the rules at the bottom of the notes sheet. 


  Constructions Reflection
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Constructions Reflection
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Geometric Drawings

Unit 7: Geometric Figures
Lesson 8 of 14

Objective: Students will be able to construct (or not) triangles given angle and side measures.

Big Idea: Constructions! This lesson is a hands on investigation to what makes a unique triangle.

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Math, Geometry, triangle constructions
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