Measurement Unit
Mrs.
Sandy Fischl / Mr. Benson
Port Hope High School
Ontario
Name:
Objectives
By the end of this unit, students will:
relate the geometric representation of the Pythagorean Theorem to the algebraic representation a^{2} + b^{2} = c^{2}.
solve problems using the Pythagorean Theorem
solve problems involving the areas and perimeters of composite 2dimensional shapes
solve problems involving the volumes of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones and spheres
Level 
Maximum Points Available 
Points Given 
C 
160 

B 
60 

A 
80 

total 
300 

C Layer
Lecture: Take notes during a lecture. You must be present to receive points for the lecture. (5 points each) Deadline: end of the class

Review of Perimeter and Area 

Pythagorean Theorem Day 2 

Composite Figures Day 1 

Volume of Pyramids and Prisms 

Composite Figures Day 2 

Volume of Cylinders, Spheres and Cones 

Pythagorean Theorem Day 1 

Applications of Volume 
Practice Assignments: 10 points for each completed assignment (an attempt must be made for each question) All assignments are in Workbook #1
Deadline: the day after the assignment was given

page 30 

page 50 B #6,8; C #11, 12; D; E; F 

page 32, 33, 41 

page 54 #1 ad, 6ab 

page 42 Part B #1, 3 

page 55 #1 eh, 2  5, 6 cd 

page 43 Part C #2, 3 

Review p 60  62 

page 50 A #14; B #5,7; C #9,10 

Coach and be Coached p 49 (½ only) 
Technology: Choose one : 10 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review

Design a Power Point Presentation illustrating Pyramids, Prisms, Cylinders, Cones and Spheres and their place in our everyday lives. This must be at least 10 slides. 

Photograph 10 different composite figures that you see in everyday life and display them on a sheet of bristol board. 

Create a crossword puzzle using 20 keywords. 

Create “Find Someone Who” NOTE: This must be typed for full points. 
HandsonActivities You must complete at least 2 of the following. 5 points each
Deadline: on or before the day of the Test

Complete the Frayer Model for Composite Figures 

Create at least 3 different shapes with an area of 10 square units. Sorry, rotations of the same shape do not count. One of the shapes must have diagonal line segments as sides. 

Create at least 4 different shapes with a perimeter of 18 units. 

Create a shape whose area is twice its perimeter. 

Create a shape whose area is 6 square units and whose perimeter is 12 units. 

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. 
B Layer Choose any 4
Quiz Write a quiz. You must be in the class the day the quiz is written. 10 points each 


Composite Figure Quiz 

Pythagorean Theorem Quiz 

Volume Quiz 

Literacy Activity Complete Journal # 1 and Journal # 11. 10 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 

One Million Balls Activity See me for the handouts. 20 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 

Bulletin Board Create a bulletin board display covering all the topics we covered in this unit. 20 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 

Mobile Create a mobile of all 3D shapes studied. Include a written solution of the volume of each shape. 20 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 

Railway Track 10 000 m of railroad track expands by 1 cm in the summer. If the track buckles in the center, how high off the ground will the track be? 10 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 
A Layer Choose any 2

Page 16 Number One 20 points  Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 

Write a onepage report on the applications of area, perimeter, volume, composite figures and the Pythagorean Theorem in the real world. 20 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 

Research the Pythagoreans and create a power point presentation on some of the interesting and key features of the cult. You must have at least 10 slides. 20 points Deadline: on or before the day of the Review 

Write the unit test. 60 points 