Geometry in grades 1-8

Calendar

This is a tentative schedule that may be changed based on the needs of the students, the needs of the instructor, or any apocalyptic events that may occur during the semester.

1:

Monday

Introductions

Wednesday

CA 10t

Shape introduction and classification

  • discuss classifying quadrilaterals (CA 10t)
  • classifying triangles (CA 10u)
  • compare Venn diagrams (CA 10v)
  • Extra practice, Chapter 10.2 practice exercises: 3
Thursday

Read Chapter 10.2

Shapes

  • concept map (arrow from bigger idea to smaller)
  • Every _____ is a _____ (True/False)
  • Parallelogram is (Always, Sometimes, Never) a rhombus.
  • Extra practice, Chapter 10.5 practice exercises: 1, 8
Friday

Read Chapter 11.2

Measurement: Lengths

  • what is measurement? (interior angles, exterior angles, length, area, volume)
  • what do square inches mean? (CA 11b)
  • rulers (CA 11c)
  • conversions (CA 11h, skip 1d; CA 11g)
  • Extra practice, Read Chapter 11.1; Chapter 11.2 practice exercises: 2; CA 11g CA 11J

2:

Monday

Area

  • area formulas
  • review Pythagorean theorem
  • start practice problems
  • Extra practice, Chapter 11.1 practice exercises: 7; Read Chapter 11.4; Chapter 11.4 practice exercises: 3, 4; Read Chapter 12.1

Homework: cut out nets (in D2L) for later in week

Wednesday

try next two practice problems

Area

  • continue practice problems
  • Extra practice, Chapter 12.2 practice exercises: 1, 2, 3; Chapter 12.3 practice exercises: 3; Class Activity 12g
Thursday

Try Area Maze

Quiz

  • group part
  • individual part
Friday

cut out nets in D2L

Polyhedra surface area

3:

Monday

next two problems on surface area practice

Polyhedra surface area

  • continue surface area practice
  • Extra practice, Read Chapter 13.2; Chapter 13.2 practice exercises: 7, 8, 9, 11
Wednesday

finish surface area practice

Polyhedra volume

Thursday

Quiz

  • group part
  • individual part

finish volume practice

Friday

finish volume practice (answers)

Review

4:

Monday

Exam 1

  • one page notes, one sided, handwritten
  • approved calculators
  • manipulatives: nets

5:

Monday

Topic

  • task
Wednesday

Topic

  • task
Thursday

Quiz

  • group part
  • individual part
Friday

Topic

  • task

6:

Monday

Topic

  • task
Wednesday

Topic

  • task
Thursday

Quiz

  • group part
  • individual part
Friday

Topic

  • task

7:

Monday

Topic

  • task
Wednesday

Topic

  • task
Thursday

Quiz

  • group part
  • individual part
Friday

Review

  • topics

Final exam