Definition of Line Segment

Make points about the definition of a line segment. Scholars draw a line segment and indicate clearly what is the segment. The pupils determine a precise definition of a line segment using the concept of a point.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Challenge pairs to tell each other how to draw a line segment without using the term line segment
  • Have the class brainstorm what other geometric term definitions would need a precise definition of line segment to clearly define
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with the ideas of points and lines
Pros

  • Provides suggestions of questions to determine more information about the pupils' level of understanding
  • Contains samples of learners' work
Cons

  • None
Common Core