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.

Special note: "CA" stands for "Class Activities" as found near the end of the course textbook or scanned into Canvas.

1:

p class="weekday">Monday

Introductions

Tuesday

CA 10t

How are 2D shapes related to each other?

Wednesday

sec 003 - finish CA 10v

How are 2D shapes related to each other? (continued)

Friday

Daily quiz (formative)

How are distances measured abstractly?

2:

Monday

Daily quiz (formative)

How are areas derived from other areas?

Tuesday

Daily quiz (graded)

How are areas derived from other areas? (continued)

Wednesday

How are areas derived from other areas? (continued)

Friday

cut out nets (in Canvas)

Daily quiz (formative)

How are surface areas derived from other areas?

3:

Monday

Daily quiz (formative)

How are surface areas derived from other areas? (continued)

Tuesday

problems 1-2 on surface area problems

Daily quiz (graded)

How are surface areas derived from other areas? (continued)

Wednesday

discuss quiz

How are volumes derived from other volumes?

Friday

Daily quiz (formative)

How are volumes derived from other volumes? (continued)

4:

p class="weekday">Monday

p class="hw-due">problems 1-2 on volume problems

Daily quiz (formative)

How are volumes derived from other volumes? (continued)

Tuesday

continue volume problems

Daily quiz (graded)

What are units for measurement?

Wednesday

discuss quiz

Review

Friday

Exam I

5:

Monday

Math Retreat - no class

Tuesday

Discuss exam & new groups

How can we convert length measurements?

What is dimensional analysis?

Wednesday

problem 1 on CA 11i

How can we convert area or volume measurements?

Friday

Daily quiz (formative)

How do scale factors affect length, area, and volume?

6:

p class="weekday">Monday

Enrichment activities

Tuesday

Daily quiz (formative)

How do scale factors affect length, area, and volume? (continued)

Wednesday

finish CA 14V

Daily quiz (graded)

What are different types of symmetries?

Friday

discuss quiz

When are two shapes congruent?

7:

Monday

Daily quiz (formative)

When are two shapes congruent? (continued)

student evaluations

Tuesday

Daily quiz (formative)

How can similar triangles be used to solve mathematical problems?

Wednesday

finish similar triangles #2 (b challenge)

Daily quiz (graded)

What are properties of parallel lines?

Friday

Daily quiz (formative)

Review

Final exam