Students change the angle measures and side lengths of the figure to observe changes in quadrilateral category.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
The purpose of this Activity Object is to help students understand that shapes can be placed in multiple categories depending upon their characteristics or properties. The graphic organizer provides a visual representation of the relationships among various quadrilaterals. All of the shapes in the oval are quadrilaterals. The colored circles represent categories of quadrilaterals.
The following terms are used in the Activity Object. It is strongly recommended that all terms are introduced to students prior to presenting this Activity Object.
|Approximate Time||10 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||angles, quadrilaterals, properties of geometric shapes (parallelism, perpendicularity, etc.)|
|Type of Tutorial||Skills Application|
|Key Vocabulary||angle measures, deltoid, isosceles trapezoid|