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Geometry

V. Classes 6-7

A. Participants engage in investigations of Quadrilaterals

Participants should choose investigations that involve:

- Describing and defining the characteristics of quadrilaterals
- Solving problems involving the area and perimeter of quadrilaterals
- Using inductive or deductive reasoning to find a solution

- Graphically representing quadrilaterals and other related geometric figures

- Week 6: Choose from investigations focused on the properties of quadrilaterals as well as perimeter and area of quadrilaterals

- Quadrilaterals Inscribed in Quadrilaterals
- Optimal Quadrilaterals
- Rectangle Squares
- Same Area: Triangle and Square
- Constructing Quadrilaterals-1
- Diagonals of Quadrilaterals
- Mystery Quadrilaterals
- Double the Fun
- Dividing the Rectangles
- Triangle in a Quadrilateral

- Week 7:
B. Participants add write-ups to their online portfolios

C. Introduction of the Graphing Software

Additional Resources for Weeks 6 & 7

- Dictionary Terms with Comprehension Activities
Return to the Geometry Syllabus.