Geometry Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Abbreviations:
AVN: Academic Vocabulary Notebook
AVN: Academic Vocabulary Notebook
Current Week (always subject to change based on the needs of the students!)
Monday 1/13
Review for Midterm

Tuesday1/14Review for Midterm

Wednesday 1/15
Midterms for 1st and 2nd hour.

Thursday 1/16
Midterms or 3rd and 4th hour.

Friday 1/17
Midterms or 5th and 6th hour

Monday 1/6
SNOW DAY .

Tuesday1/7SNOW DAY!

Wednesday 1/8
COLD DAY!

Thursday 1/9
Begin Review for Midterm Exam

Friday 1/10
Continue review for midterm

Monday 12/16
Students will investigate special segments in triangles, starting with the PERPENDICULAR and ANGLE BISECTORS. Students will be given the 5.1 worksheet to complete for practice in their notebooks.

Tuesday12/17Students will learn to construct perpendicular and angle bisectors in triangles, and will learn about the point of concurrencies for each of them. I will not be in class, but they will have videos to watch and will be expected to recreate this tomorrow

Wednesday 12/18
Students will start the day by finding the 3 perpendicular bisectors and the 3 angle bisectors in 2 triangles. Students will then begin work on medians and altitudes of triangles, and their points of concurrency.

Thursday 12/19
Students will work with the special segments in triangles and will have a formative assessment. 5th hour will get their Holiday break packet.

Friday 12/20
Close and Critical reading for 1,2 and 3rd hours. These hours will also get their holiday packet.

Monday 12/9
Students will continue to work on the assignments from the Unit Notebook that is due at the end of class on Wednesday

Tuesday12/10Students will continue to work on the assignments from the Unit Notebook that is due at the end of class on Wednesday

Wednesday 12/11
Students will finish their assignment have it ready to turn in at the end of class. We will review for the assessment on Friday that will assess students' knowledge of the characteristics of triangles as well as triangle congruency.

Thursday 12/12
We will review for tomorrow's assessment on Triangle characteristics and congruency

Friday 12/13
Students will take their assessment on Triangle Characteristics and Congruency.

Monday 12/2
2nd and 3rd hour will take the Triangle Assessment #1.
We will begin examining isosceles triangles (using perpendicular bisectors in some cases) and Equilateral Triangles and their special properties. Academic Vocabulary:

Tuesday12/3Students will work on the Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles Activity in the Unit 4 Notebook
Triangle Congruence. 
Wednesday 12/4
Review Angles Relationships in Triangles and Triangle Congruency. 1. Students will work on 4.2 Practice A and Congruence and Triangles; and SSS, SAS, ASA and AAS Congruence Activities from the Unit 4 notebook.

Thursday 12/5
Triangle Congruence.
Students will be in their teams and continue to construct arguments that show that two triangles are congruent to each other using SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS or HL. Examples will be throughout the Unit 4 Notebook.School 
Friday 12/6
Students will take a preassessment on triangle congruency (formative assessment).
If time permits, we will begin analyzing the questions on the preassessment. 
Monday 11/25
Triangle Project is due. Students will also work on THE EXTERIOR ANGLE THEOREM worksheet from the UNIT 4 notebook

Tuesday 11/26
Students will take a Triangle Assessment and then work on the ANGLES IN A TRIANGLE worksheet in the UNIT 4 notebook

Wednesday 11/27
No School

Thursday 11/28
No School

Friday 11/29
No School

Monday 11/18
We will spend the class period reviewing homework concerning triangles and triangle congruence. Students will be given an assignment concerning SAS and SSS congruence postulates.

Tuesday 11/19
We will discuss the next set of Triangle Congruence theorems, ASA, AAS, and HL. Students will be given an assignment based on whether or not they have their Triangle unit booklet. If they do, it will be out of there. If not, it will be from section 4.5, based on what the class has done.

Wednesday 11/20
Students will be given a project, to create a book that explains everything that we've discussed about triangles so far, including:
Classifying triangles by angle and side, Angle relationships in Triangles and Congruent Triangles 
Thursday 11/21
Students will continue to build their booklet on Triangles

Friday 11/22
Triangle Booklet is due, and students will have an assessment on triangles.

Monday 11/11
Students will examine the different types of triangles that there are and classify them by side lengths and measures of angles.
Students will determine the ways to group the triangles together, and then we will specifically define them by name. Academic Vocabulary: Triangle Scalene Triangle Isosceles Triangle Equilateral Triangle Acute Triangle Right Triangle Obtuse triangle 
Tuesday 11/12
Continue Classifying triangles by angles and sides. If classes are ready, move them into creating and measuring triangles sides and angles using the TINspire. The goal of this is to have students try to break the Triangle Sum Theorem, to find a triangle whose sum is not 180 degrees.
Academic Vocabulary Triangle Sum Theorem 
Wednesday 11/13
Students will begin investigating triangle congruence. I will lead students in their investigation, giving them pieces of information about two triangles and student groups will have to try to build triangles that are congruent and triangles that are not congruent...if they can.
Goal: Students will build SSS, SAS, ASA, etc. 
Thursday 11/14
We will continue the activity on building congruent triangles, as well as building rules for congruent triangles.
The Goal is to find out what information is needed to build congruent triangles as well as what information won't work. 
Friday 11/15
Assessment on Triangle Classification. Finish up building our triangle congruence rules. If we are ready to go forward, we will tie in transformations to show that two triangles are congruent to each other.

Monday 11/4
The Basics of Rotations
Students will understand the basic parts and actions of a rotation around a point of rotation. Students will also use a protractor and compass to create rotations of different shapes with different degrees. Academic Vocabulary: Rotation Center of Rotation Angle of Rotation 
Tuesday 11/5
No School, Election Day

Wednesday 11/6
Students will work on EMATHS activity Proof of Composite of Reflections over Two Intersecting Lines. There are three problems. We will do the first one as a class using georeflectors. I will then have students work together on the second one, and they will work individually on the third.
This activity proves that a rotation of a certain degree is a composite of reflections of two lines that form an angle half the size of the rotation. ASSIGN: P. 53, # 6,11,12,27 
Thursday 11/7
Introduce translations in a more formal way, using vectors and vector components to translate objects around a coordinate plane.
Academic Vocabulary: Translation Vectors 
Friday 11/8
Students will continue to work with rotations, reflections and translations, attempting to move one shape onto the image through one or more transformations as well as construct a mathematical argument explaining exactly what transformation(s) they used.

Monday 10/28
Single and Double Reflections through Vertical Lines
Students will be given points to reflect through 1, then 2 lines. Then students will be asked to reflect shapes through 1 or more lines. We will use the EMATHS activity composite of Reflections over Two Parallel Lines. I will model the first with them, and then they will have to complete the rest of the activity in teams. Students will be given a project on Logical Reasoning and Proof Writing that will be due on Thursday. AVN: Reflection Composite Reflection 
Tuesday 10/29
Students will continue their work with Reflections by working on the Composite of Reflections over Two Intersecting Lines activity.
This should take them all hour. If it doesn't, they will have time to work on their Project that is due on Thursday. 
Wednesday 10/30
Rotations
Students will draw rotations given a figure and the center of rotation, and the degree of the rotation. AVN: Rotation Center of Rotation Degree of Rotation 
Thursday 10/31
Halloween Transformations
Students will be asked to create a jackolantern face(eyes, nose and mouth) given a triangle using rotations and reflections. They will have to describe each transformation that they use. Due at the end of the hour. Logical Reasoning and Proof Writing Project is due today as well. 
Friday 11/1
Hours 13
Reflection and Rotation practice for the hour. Due at the end of the hour. 
Unit 2: Logical Reasoning
Standards:
G.CO.9: Prove theorems about lines and angles. 
Students will:

Monday 10/21
Whole class discussion on Conjectures, Conditional Statements, converses,
inverse, and the contrapositive statements. We will work on diagraming conditional statements to identify the hypothesis and conclusion, an use them to create the other statements. AVN

Tuesday 10/22
I will be at Classroom Instruction that Works PD at the ADMIN Building.
Students will create study guides for the theorems that we have already worked with, including the Vertical Angle Theorem, the theorems associated with parallel lines cut by transversals. Students will be given a list of theorems to create the study guides for. Due on Wednesday. 
Wednesday 10/23
Proving the Vertical Angle Theorem. Students will prove the Vertical Angle Theorem and will then work with situations to prove different facts about Vertical Angles using algebraic proofs and other methods.
AVN: Vertical Angle Theorem 
Thursday 10/24
Proving Lines are Parallel.
Students will use the converses of the Parallel Line Angle Theorems to prove that two lines are parallel given information about the angles within. AVN: Parallel Lines Transversal 
Friday 10/25
Proving lines are Parallel and Perpendicular using Slope.
Students will create the relationship between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines and use slope criteria to prove that lines are parallel or perpendicular. AVN: Perpendicular Lines Slope Reciprocals Negative Reciprocals 
Monday 10/14
Proving The Segment Addition Postulate. Although it is a postulate, student teams will be given different segments that are divided into parts and will have to prove that the Segment Addition Postulate is true for each situation. Steps will be clearly identified for the first few "proofs" so the students will know how the proof statements should flow.
Students will get a segment addition postulate situation to prove on their own at home for practice. AVN:

Tuesday 10/15
Whole class discussion on yesterday's practice. Then we will move into a similar activity for the Angle Addition Postulate. Student teams will be given multiple Situations for the Angle Addition Postulate and will explore how to prove that it is true.
Students will get an angle addition postulate situation to prove for practice. AVN:

Wednesday 10/16
Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning. Examine reallife scenarios that are examples of inductive and deductive reasoning, building the definitions of each based on their similarities and differences.
Introduce Venn Diagrams as a method for comparing similarities and differences of multiple items. AVN:

Thursday 10/17
Whole class discussion on Conjectures, Conditional Statements, converses,
inverse, and the contrapositive statements. We will work on diagraming conditional statements to identify the hypothesis and conclusion, an use them to create the other statements. AVN

Friday 10/18
Determining truth values of conditional statements. Students will work in teams of four and will be given a conditional statement. They will have to write the converse, inverse and contrapositive of the original conditional statement. They will have to determine the truth values of each statement, and then draw a conclusion based on the results of the class.
No practice for the weekend due to homecoming! 
Monday 10/7
Close and Critical Reading session with Geometry: A Deductive System text from EMATHS resources. This will also serve as an introduction to Unit 2.

Tuesday 10/8
Rube Goldberg Invention EMATHS Activity. Students will work in teams explore statements of implication and then develop a device that will turn on my computer in 5 implications. This will introduce the idea of cause and effect.
For practice, students will be asked to create a Rube Goldberg device for making their breakfast at their home with at least 5 implications. 
Wednesday 10/9
Proving The Segment Addition Postulate. Although it is a postulate, student teams will be given different segments that are divided into parts and will have to prove that the Segment Addition Postulate is true for each situation. Steps will be clearly identified for the first few "proofs" so the students will know how the proof statements should flow.
Students will get a segment addition postulate situation to prove on their own at home for practice. EDIT: Based on unit 1 assessment grades, we did test corrections and studied for Unit 1 ReAssessment for Friday 
Thursday 10/10
Whole class discussion on yesterday's practice. Then we will move into a similar activity for the Angle Addition Postulate. Student teams will be given multiple Situations for the Angle Addition Postulate and will explore how to prove that it is true.
Students will get an angle addition postulate situation to prove for practice. EDIT: Based on unit 1 assessment grades, we did test corrections and studied for Unit 1 ReAssessment for Friday 
Friday 10/11
Unit 1 ReAssessment. Students were also given

Unit 1: Language of Geometry
Standards

Students Will Be Able to:

Monday 9/30
Proving lines parallel.
Introducing the converse of the angle pair theorems. p.166, #1236 evens 
Tuesday 10/1
Proving lines parallel, #3842 as in class problems working in groups. Start training on solving openended questions.

Wednesday 10/2
Parallel and Perpendicular lines: Linking slope to those relationships. Have the students calculate the slope of different pairs of lines to determine the pattern of parallel and perpendicular lines in groups.
p. 186, # 1018 
Thursday 10/3
Finish up slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines. Use worksheet A an B as examples and homework.

Friday 10/4
Begin review for Unit 1 exam. Have students construct graphic organizers to link the different concepts with their definitions, formulas, methods.
Assign the construction packet portion of the Unit 1 assessment. 
Monday 9/23
Construct and measure angle pairs (vertical, complementary, supplementary and linear pairs) based on given information. What isn't finished in class, is done at home for practice. This will meet Skill #4. Work in pairs

Tuesday 9/24
Summative assessment: Naming lines, parts of line and angles.
Debrief angle pairs assignment and come to a consensus about potential theorems (probably introduce the term theorem as well) 
Wednesday 9/25
Summative assessment: Basic facts about basic figures, like points, lines, planes, rays and angles.

Thursday 9/26
Theoreom Thursday! Develop theorems for angle pairs and angles created when parallel lines are cut from transversals.

Friday 9/27
Summative assessment on the basics of angle pair relationships.

Past Plans
Monday, 9/16
Whole class discussion of questions concerning our practice assignments from last week. Introduce Coordinate Geometry, including the midpoint and the distance formula. Standards: 2, Skills: 2 
Tuesday 9/17
Practice using the midpoint formula and distance formula. Connect the distance formula to the Pythagorean theorem. Practice: Text: p. 4748, #1337 odd Standards: 1,3 Skills: 2 
Wednesday 9/18
Constructions assessment. Begin exploration of Vertical Angles. Standards: 1,2,3, Skills:4 
Thursday 9/19
Explore Parallel Lines cut by transversals. Students will construct parallel lines and the transversal, measure each angle created, and develop the relationships between the angles. Standards: 1,3,4 Skills: 1,3,4,5 
Friday 9/20
Continue Explorations of Parallel Lines. Whole class debrief of results and build the theorems. Standards: 1,3,4 Skills: 1,3,4,5 
Monday, 9/9
The Cube Project EMATHS activity, folding a square and calculating the lengths of the folds based on segments and angles created. Standards: 1,3 Skills: 1,2,3 
Tuesday 9/10
Debrief The Cuber Project, emphasizing the basic facts about lines, segments, angles and their measures created by the folds. Practice: Develop a definition for segment, angle, acute angle, right angle, midpoint, measurement, and segment length. Standards: 1,3 Skills: 1,2,3 
Wednesday 9/11
Constructions: Segments, copying segments, midpoints, perpendicular bisectors using a compass and a protractor. Standards: 1, 3, Skills: 1,2 
Thursday 9/12
Constructions: Angles, angle bisectors, Introduce Complementary, Supplementary and linear Pairs Standards: 1,2,3 Skills: 3,4 
Friday 9/13
Constructing a circle in different ways. Use the circle to create angles. of different lengths. Standards: 1, 3 Skills: 1, 2, 3 
Monday9/2:
NO SCHOOL!! 
Tuesday 9/3
Welcome aboard! Class information, syllabus and a few expectations 
Wednesday 9/4
Let's get to know each other and go over class rules and procedures. 
Thursday 9/5
Finish up any class rules/procedures that we have to do, Paper Folding/Pythagorean exercise from EMATHS training using 30/60/90 and 45/45/90 right triangles. 
Friday 9/6
TiNspire and Navigator training, functions relating to algebra and geometry. Textbook checkout. 