Lesson 2: Geometry Vocabulary, Construct Triangles (5 methods)

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Introduction

In this lesson, students will learn several terms relating to geometry and will learn how to construct triangles using 5 different methods. The students will learn these skills and apply them to creating triangles using these methods on various assignments on paper.

Lesson Time

2 Days

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Architectural Design
    • Engineering Design
    • Engineering Technology
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
Grade Levels
  • 11

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • The students will be able to define 9 vocabulary terms that relate to practical geometry and board drafting: right angle, acute angle, obtuse angle, complementary angle, supplementary angle, equilateral triangle, isosceles triangle, scalene triangle, and hypotenuse.
  • The students will be able to construct a triangle from 3 given sides.
  • The students will be able to construct an isosceles triangle from a given side.
  • The students will be able to construct an equilateral triangle using the compass method.
  • The students will be able to construct a right triangle.
  • The students will be able to construct an equilateral triangle using the 60 degree triangle method.

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