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#### Flipped Math: Geometry

Imagine taking a complete geometry course remotely! Eleven units make up the My Geometry course. Each unit follows the Flipped-Mastery cycle of learning, divided into two semesters. Pupils watch and take notes on a video that details the...

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#### Geometry Unit 6: Similar Figures

Similar figures are the topic of Geometry Unit 6. Each of the four resources in the unit module contains a video, teacher reference, practice packets, solutions, and corrective assignments. In the first lesson, pupils learn the...

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#### Balanced Assessment: Exemplar High School Packet

The Exemplar High School Balanced Packet is a collection of 19 assessment tasks designed to test scholars’ knowledge of Algebra 1 concepts. Learners create graphs that represent how things change over time, build functions to model...

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#### Utah Middle School Math Project: 8th Grade

Prepare eighth graders for high school math and science classes with a collection of 10 lessons that help tweens make the transition from acquiring basic knowledge to applying it in more complex situations. These Common Core-aligned...

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#### Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...

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#### Similar Triangles

Although a rather complicated topic, this video manages to clearly explain the concept of solving problems involving similar triangles. It employs problem solving to determine whether two figures are similar triangles. In addition, it...

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#### Similar Triangles (Part 2)

Building on concepts in the first part of the series on similar triangles, installment number two explores how to find the values for given angles in a triangle. These problems are solved by using algebra and ratios. A step-by-step...

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#### Identifying Similar Triangles

Math whizzes work with angle sums and exterior angles to figure out the measure of other angles. This particular publication provides comprehensive support in the form of an anticipatory activity, questions designed to prompt discussion,...

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#### Unit 6 Review: Similar Figures

After a short review of the material from the Similar Figures Unit, pupils work through 18 problems to further practice the skills from the unit. Scholars apply those skills in the application problems at the end of the review.

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#### Side Splitter Theorem

Apply perspective to similarity. Individuals learn about the Side Splitter Theorem by looking at perspective drawings. Pupils use the theorem and its corollary to find missing lengths in figures. Next, they practice using the theorem and...

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#### Prove Triangles Similar

Show more than one way to prove similarity. Scholars learn three different methods to show two triangles are similar, Angle-Angle, Side-Side-Side, and Side-Angle-Side. Pupils practice applying these methods to determine whether two given...

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#### Similar Figures

Use some similar problems to find side lengths. Pupils learn the definition of similar figures and how it relates to corresponding angles and sides. Using the definition, individuals calculate the lengths of missing sides and practice...

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#### Same and Different

A take on "If You're Happy and You Know It" opens a lesson about similarities and differences. Scholars speak in-depth on the unique characteristics that make up their classroom. The teacher or counselor records responses. Class members...

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#### Triangles in Parallelograms

What's the point of looking at triangles when trying to draw parallelograms? Given three non-collinear points, pupils determine and justify all possible points that would create a parallelogram. They then analyze the four triangles that...

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#### How Tall is the Tree?

Pairs or small groups work together to determine the height of a tree using similar triangles. Learners make a judgement which direction to let a tree fall to avoid hitting any structures. They then write letters to the principal...

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#### 2 and 3 Dimensional Shapes

Take a similar approach to three dimensions. Pupils develop the relationship between areas of similar objects and see how they relate to the ratio of the sides. Building upon area formulas, small groups put together volume formulas for...

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#### Next Top Model

Create a world of similar models. The geometry and measurement unit uses real-world scenarios to create models of familiar buildings and rooms. Scholars work with blueprints and scale models to compare areas and volumes between the...

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#### Grades 7-8 Solving Equations

Create a similar blueprint. The differentiated lesson has pupils work in teams to create a brochure, scale model, or blueprint of a selected house with some minor changes. Once finished, team members present their final projects to the...

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#### Proportional Representation

Sometimes the solution is all a matter of perspective. The short assessment task presents a problem to pupils that requires them to make sense of a diagram. Once learners see two similar triangles, the rest of the solution is solving a...

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#### Explore 3D Design

Explore the creativity of your pupils in a design challenge! Learners use a two-dimensional image as inspiration to design a three-dimensional object that has a practical use. Their designs are specific to assigned professions, and they...

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#### Similar Shapes

Similar shapes are all about the scale. Given seven problems, pupils use scale factors to determine measurements within similar shapes. While solving the problem, scholars also determine whether two figures are similar and use area and...

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#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target G

Transform the thinking of transformations with six sample items that illustrate the first four standards in the eighth grade geometry domain. Items use the coordinate plane to transform figures and analyze the relationship of the figures...

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#### Human Tree: Dilations

Look at dilations exponentially. Using a fractal from a museum exhibit, the installment from the Math at the Core: Ratios series introduces the term dilation. The presenter points out that dilations can make images either smaller or...

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#### Module 4: Similarity and Right Triangle Trigonometry

Right you are to use a great resource. Starting with a lesson on dilations, scholars learn about similarity transformations and similar triangles. They use the knowledge to develop an understanding of right triangle trigonometry in later...