Learning Goal: Get the students thinking about what makes a square a square and transition to proving quadrilaterals are squares or rhombuses.
- Estimation – Moment 4 Life
- Fun With a Sticky (Andrew Stadel)
- Notes Preparation
- Spiraling Practice
- Common Core
- HSG.CO.C.11 – Prove theorems about parallelograms. Theorems include: opposite sides are congruent, opposite angles are congruent, the diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other, and conversely, rectangles are parallelograms with congruent diagonals.
- G.5(A) – investigate patterns to make conjectures about geometric relationships, including angles formed by parallel lines cut by a transversal, criteria required for triangle congruence, special segments of triangles, diagonals of quadrilaterals, interior and exterior angles of polygons, and special segments and angles of circles choosing from a variety of tools
- G.6(E) – prove a quadrilateral is a parallelogram, rectangle, square, or rhombus using opposite sides, opposite angles, or diagonals and apply these relationships to solve problems