Lesson Plan Guide

Georgia Learning Connections

 

 

TITLE: GSP Introduction

 

Annotation

In this lesson, students will be introduced to GSP.They will be learning how to make points, segments, lines, and rays.They will also make angles.

 

Primary Learning Outcome:

After this lesson, the students will have a better understanding of the basic functions of GSP.They will also be able to draw a point, segment, line, ray, and angle and differentiate between them.

 

Assessed QCC:

Identifies and distinguishes among points, lines, line segments, rays, and angles.

 

Total Duration:

50 minutes

 

Materials and Equipment:

 

Technology Connection:

Geometerís Sketchpad

 

Procedures:

Step One

Review the terms point, segment, line, ray, and angle.

 

Estimated Time:

10 min.

 

Step 2

Using GSP, students will draw a point using the point tool.They will make a text box and define a point.A point is defined as any point in space.

 

Estimated Time:

5 min.

 

Step 3

Next, the student will draw a line segment using two points and connecting them as a segment.They will make a text box and define a segment as a line with two endpoints.

 

Estimated Time:

5 min.

 

Step 4

The studentwill draw a line using the construct tool.They will define it in a text box as a line in space that goes on forever in both directions.

 

Estimated Time:

5 min.

 

Step 5

The student will draw a ray using the construct tool.They will define it as a line with an endpoint that goes on forever in one direction.

 

Estimated Time:

5 min.

 

Step 6

The student will draw an angle by constructing two rays with a common endpoint, called a vertex.They will define an angle as two rays that meet at a common endpoint.

 

Estimated Time:

5 min.

 

Assessment:

This lesson will be assessed by the studentsí drawings and definitions.

 

Extension:

Students will draw an acute, right, and obtuse angle and prove the measures.

 

Remediation:

This concept can be taught differently by finding real-world examples and then comparing them to the GSP sketches.