# Geometric Proof Teacher Resources

Find Geometric Proof lesson plans and worksheets

Showing

**1**-**24**of**152**resources
Lesson Planet

#### Vertical Angles Proof Samples

This visual, manipulative-based format for teaching geometric proofs nicely scafolds learners' development of mathematical reasoning and proof skills. This sample represents a proof of the congruence of vertical angles in four formats;...

Lesson Planet

#### Reasons for Geometric Statement/Reason Proofs

Stuck trying to remember the formal language of a geometric proof? Never fear, this handout has them all ready to go. The reasons are sectioned by topic so this handy guide is ready when you are to tackle those two column proofs.

Lesson Planet

#### Postulates and Proofs: Let's take it to the courtroom!

Order in the court! Turn your geometry classroom into a courtroom and have your pupils defend their proofs. A fun and educational lesson allows both individual and group work with geometric proofs and group presentations in a court of...

Lesson Planet

#### A Geometric Proof

In this geometry worksheet, students take the derivative of functions. They prove theorems using geometric proofs. There are 13 questions.

Lesson Planet

#### Geometry Project

Proofs are usually an intimidating assignment. An engaging lesson focused on geometric proofs may reduce the anxiety! Pupils choose between several triangle proofs to complete and work on completing them. The assignment also gives a...

Lesson Planet

#### Diagonally Half of Me!

Cut straight to the proof. Given cutouts of different quadrilaterals, pupils draw diagonals. Learners cut up the figures along the diagonals to see whether they bisect each other. Scholars develop a geometric proof for the property they...

Lesson Planet

#### Prove Rhombus Diagonals Bisect Angles

What do congruent triangles have to do with diagonals of a rhombus? Given a rhombus, pupils develop a proof showing that a diagonal bisects opposite angles. The learners use what they know about congruent triangles to create the...

Lesson Planet

#### Isosceles Triangle Proof

Isosceles means two sides are congruent. Given an isosceles triangles, pupils develop a geometric proof showing that the two base angles are congruent.

Lesson Planet

#### Parallel Lines Proofs Practice

Here is a worksheet that lines up perfectly with the skills needed to finish a geometric proof. Eleven problems are given to see if learners can prove that lines are parallel or angles are congruent.

Lesson Planet

#### Similar Triangles

Proving triangles are similar is often an exercise in applying one of the many theorems young geometers memorize, like the AA similarity criteria. But proving that the criteria themselves are valid from basic principles is a great...

Lesson Planet

#### Analytic Geometry Study Guide

Are you looking for a comprehensive review that addresses the Common Core standards for geometry? This is it! Instruction and practice problems built specifically for standards are included. The material includes geometry topics from...

Lesson Planet

#### Proving Supplementary and Complementary

High schoolers examine their prior knowledge of algebra to explore geometric proof. In this proving supplementary and complementary lesson, students prove a solution to an equation using algebraic properties. High schoolers then write...

Lesson Planet

#### Proof with Parallelogram Vertices

Geometric figures are perfect to use for proofs. Scholars prove conjectures about whether given points lie on a triangle and about midpoints. They use a provided dialogue among fictional students to frame their responses.

Lesson Planet

#### Rhombus Diagonals

Delving into a proof that the diagonals of a rhombus are perpendicular to each other, this lecture evaluates the angles and sides of this figure. It would serve as a great test preparation activity.

Lesson Planet

#### Triangle Medians and Centroids (2D Proof)

After addressing the terminology used with medians and centroids of triangles in the first part of this series, the instructor shows how to solve this type of problem. He illustrates the concepts by using a high-level problem....

Lesson Planet

#### Triangle Medians and Centroids

The terminology used in geometry, including such words as centroid and median are discussed in this video. Through this lecture, young mathematicians can see a visual representation both median and centroid. Also, a proof showing how to...

Lesson Planet

#### Triangle Medians and Centroids

Lesson Planet

#### Area of Diagonal Generated Triangles of Rectangle are Equal

Finding the area of each of the triangles that are created by drawing two diagonal lines through a rectangle is explored in this lecture. It provides a detailed explanation of how to use a formula to solve the given problem. Tip: Use...

Lesson Planet

#### Area of Inscribed Equilateral Triangle (some basic trig used)

Delving into basic trigonometry, this resource shows how to find the area of an inscribed equilateral triangle. Using a high-level problem, HeronÕs theorem is used to find the area of a figure. Prior to SAT testing, use this as a review.

Lesson Planet

#### 2003 AIME ll Problem 7

Honing in on the technique necessary to find the area of a rhombus, Sal describes how to accomplish this goal using the circumradii of triangles. He shows how to use the radii of circles circumscribed around triangles to find the area....

Lesson Planet

#### Area of Diagonal Generated Triangles of Rectangle are Equal

Lesson Planet

#### Area of Inscribed Equilateral Triangle (some basic trig used)

Lesson Planet

#### Pennant Pride

Your young designers use geometric concepts and isosceles triangle properties to create a blue print for a pennant with specific criteria. Second, they write a geometric proof outlining the correlation between base angle measures and the...

Lesson Planet

#### Congruent Triangle Proofs Quiz

A congruent triangles quiz challenges teenage mathematicians to complete a pair of geometric proofs. Each problem includes a picture of the triangles in question, a given set of information, and the five steps needed to finish the proof....