Archives for Geometry

Be Like Mike

Even polygons dream about the grass being greener on the other side. This lesson will challenge students to use their reasoning skills to compare properties of shapes in hope to make them more similar.

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The Quadfather

Comparisons among all the well-known polygon families lead to your students finding the perimeter, area, angles, and ends with the missing side finally found.

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To Grandmother’s House We Go

Students will design a math story on their way to grandmother's house. Watch out for the big bad wolf! Use your math skills to see how many stops along the way you can find.

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Criss Cross Crash

This lesson is designed to bring on some exciting crashes. You never know when a crash is going to happen. Strap on your racing boots, along with your pencils and paper...it's time to race!
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Sunken Treasure

Ahoy Matey! It's time to get your hands wet. Students will use addition, measurement, graphing, and counting to recover the lost treasure. The journey starts now.

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A Sticky Situation

Having trouble getting those geometry concepts to stick? Grab some packs of sticky notes and get your hands sticky while solving problems about area, perimeter, volume, and more!

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Cup’O Marbles

This lesson is a great way to assess student understanding of multiple 8th grade standards including scientific notation and volume of spheres. Students are asked to reason about the very small and the very large as they convert from one to the other.

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I’ll Be There Shortly

Students will look into the future of transportation which will allow us to travel across country in a matter of minutes. They will analyze and compare the cost, speed, and efficiency to present day travel.

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