Lesson 2: Specific Quadrilaterals

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Introduction

Students will conduct research of the following quadrilaterals, its properties and definition that makes each one distinct from all other quadrilaterals.

  • Square
  • Rectangle
  • Parallelogram
  • Trapezoid
    • Right Trapezoid
    • Isosceles Trapezoid
    • Non-special Trapezoid (scalene trapezoid)
  • Rhombus
  • Kite

Students will then use a CAD program to draw each shapes accurately. Students will measure the side and angles. Students will also measure diagonals length and angles.

Finally students will write using the CAD program text tool, statements that define each shape.

Lesson Time

1 day = 90 minute block
8 Days

Industries / Subjects / Grades

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

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (1)
California Math Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (13)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to draw precisely each quadrilateral based on its properties
  • Student and teacher can visually check if the shape drawn is indeed what say it to be, based on its properties

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