Unit 1

• HighPriorityBenchmarks for Unit 1

4.3.1.1 - DESCRIBE, CLASSIFY and SKETCH triangles, including equilateral, right, obtuse and acute triangles. RECOGNIZE triangles in various contexts.

This means you can talk about the different kinds of triangles.  You can tell someone what makes different kinds of triangles special.  It also means you can draw all the different kinds of triangles.

If you're not sure, click on the different triangles to see examples:  equilateral  right   obtuse   acute

4.3.1.2 - DESCRIBE, CLASSIFY and DRAW quadrilaterals, including squares, rectangles, trapezoids, rhombuses, parallelograms and kites. RECOGNIZE quadrilaterals in various contexts.

This means you can talk about the different kinds of four sided shapes which are called quadrangles.  You can tell someone what makes different kinds of quadrangles special.  It also means you can draw all the different kinds of quadrangles.

If you're not sure, click on the different quadrangles to see examples:  rhombus  kite  trapezoid

Key Vocabulary

Line Segment

Ray

Vertex (Verticies)

Perpendicular

Rhombus

Regular Ploygon

Learning Targets

I can describe, classify, sketch and recognize equilateral, right, obtuse and acute triangles.

I can describe, classify, sketch and recognize quadrilaterals including squares, rectangles, trapezoids, rhombuses, parallelograms, and kites.

Big Ideas

There are different kinds of triangles.

Triangles are all around us.

There are different kinds of quadrilaterals.

Quadrilaterals can be described and classified by their properties.

Quadrilaterals are all around us.

Essential Questions

How can you describe and classify triangles?

Where can you find triangles?

How can you describe and classify quadrilaterals?

Where can you find quadrilaterals?

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