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# Topic Splash Quadrilaterals - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Maria Sabetta Roger Williams University [email protected] Topic Splash Quadrilaterals. Developer Page. Developer Materials Overview Resources Student Materials Introduction Internet Activities Quadrilaterals Conclusions/Extensions Student Worksheet. Overview.

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Maria Sabetta

Roger Williams University

[email protected]

Developer Page
• Developer Materials
• Overview
• Resources
• Student Materials
• Introduction
• Internet Activities
• Conclusions/Extensions
• Student Worksheet
Overview

NCTM Standards

Geometry 6-8

• Analyze characteristics and properties of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes and develop mathematical arguments about geometric relationships
• Understand relationships among the angles, side lengths, perimeters, areas, and volumes of similar objects
• Use visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling to solve problems
• Draw geometric objects with specified properties, such as side lengths or angle measures

Assessment

• Students will be assessed on their completion of their worksheet, accuracy of information about quadrilaterals, and understanding the properties of different quadrilaterals.
Resources

Credits

• Grades 6 - 8: Geometry
• Floor Tiles

Topic Splash References

• Social Sciences Resource Center
• AT&T Education
• Mountain City (TN) Elementary School
• OZLINE
• Charleston County (SC) School District
Student Materials
• Introduction
• Internet Activities
• Conclusion/Extensions
• Student Worksheet
Introduction
• This topic splash activity is designed to introduce you to quadrilaterals. You will be introduced to three different types of four-sided polygons, rectangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids. You will search the internet to complete the worksheet and answer questions based on each one of these quadrilaterals. You will then work in groups and create your own quadrilateral using the internet.
• Rectangle
• Quadrilaterals - Square, Rectangle, Rhombus, Trapezoid, Parallelogram
• Isosceles Trapezoid
• Complete the Quadrilateral Worksheet. To find the properties and definition of a rectangle, rhombus, and parallelogram, visit these websites.
• Before doing this, visit the Floor Tiles website.
Conclusion/Extensions

You will now be able to connect your knowledge of angles, lines, and congruency to many different polygons, now including quadrilaterals.

• Discussion of the importance of knowing the characteristics of different types of quadrilaterals.