GEOMETRY UNIT
Sandra
Fischl
Port Hope High School
Ontario, Canada
Name:
Objectives
By the end of this unit, students will:
 determine, through investigation
facilitated by dynamic geometry software, geometric properties and
relationships involving twodimensional shapes, and apply the results
to solving problems
 describe the properties and
relationships of the interior and exterior angles of triangles,
quadrilaterals, and other polygons
 describe the properties and
relationships of the angles formed by parallel lines cut by a
transversal
Level 
Maximum Points
Available 
Points Given 

Category 
Points Given 
C 
160 


KNOW 

B 
100 


TIPS 

A 
80 


COMM 

total 
340 


total 
340 

C Layer
Class Notes: Take
notes during class time. You must be present to receive points
for the class notes.

Introduction to
Geometer’s Sketchpad 



Review 



Investigations: 10
points for each completed investigation (Workbook #2) (TIPS)

Investigation #1
 p 242 (ASTT) 

Investigation #7
 p 251(EAT) 

Investigation #2  p 243 (SAT) 

Investigation #8 
p 252 (PLTZ) 

Investigation #3 
p 245 (CAT) 

Investigation #9  p 253 (PLTF) 

Investigation #4  p 246 (OAT) 

Investigation #10  p 254
(PLTC) 

Investigation #5  p 248
(ITT) 

Investigation #11  p 256
(IAP) 

Investigation #6  p 249 (ETT) 

Investigation #12  p 257
(EAP) 

Practice: 5 points
for each completed practice exercise (Workbook #2) (KNOWLEDGE)

p 244 

p 255 

p 247 

p 258 

p 250 

p 259  262 (10 points) 

B Layer
Technology: Choose
one : 10 points (TIPS) Deadline: on or
before the day of the Review

Create a
computer generated wordsearch for this unit. You must include an
answer sheet for you wordsearch. 

Create a computer generated
crossword puzzle using 20 keywords. You must include an answer
sheet for your puzzle. 

Create “Find Someone Who”
for this unit. NOTE: This must be typed for full points. 

Design a poster (on bristol
board) illustrating the 12 Theorems studied in this unit. 

10 Photographs of parallel
lines and a transversal. 

OtherActivities You
must complete at least 5 of the following. 10 points each
(COMMUNICATION) Deadline: on or before the day of the Review

Complete the
classifying triangle sheet p 263 in Workbook #2 

Complete the classifying
quadrilaterals sheet p 264 in Workbook #2 

Complete the Geometry Vocab
sheet p 238 in Workbook #2 

Literacy Activity Is
a square a rectangle? Is a square a rhombus? Is a square a
parallelogram? (You must provide proof!) 

Complete Language of Math
Sheet  5 new terms/phrases to this unit. Include a definition,
diagram and uses for each term/phrase. See me for the sheet. 

Art Draw
a picture of a house with exactly 24 right angles, 6 acute angles, and
2 obtuse angles. 

Find 2 polygons other that
a square and rectangle whose reflections are identical to the
original. Draw them. Show how the reflection of a triangle
can be the same as the original. 

Quiz You
must be in the class the day the quiz is written 

Quiz You
must be in the class the day the quiz is written 

OtherActivities You
must complete at least 2 of the following. 20 points each
( COMMUNICATIONS/TIPS) Deadline: on
or before the day of the Review

Literacy
Activity Complete Journal # 4, Journal# 13, Journal #57
and Journal # 69. 

Song/Poem Create
song lyrics or a poem that contains the geometric theorems studied in
this unit.(BONUS if you sing it/recite it to the class) 

If ABCD is a square and ABE
is an equilateral triangle, then what is the measure of <BFC?
See me for the diagram. You must provide a full solution, not
just the answer. 

The problem of the Two
Tapes. See me for the sheet. You must provide a full
solution, not just the answer. 

A Layer Choose
any 2 (TIPS) Deadline: on or before the day of the
Review

Research the
history of the Polygon names. List the polygon names for polygons
with 3  50 sides. What is a polygon with 10 000 sides? This
assignment must be typed for full marks. (20 points) 

Research Geometry and the
Noon Shadow at the Equinox to find the central angle of the
Earth. This research must be in your own words and typed for full
marks. Include a diagram. (20 points) 

Write the unit test. 60
points 
