This unit was designed for 4th Grade math students. It could be used for Advanced 2nd/3rd graders or as review/reteaching for 4th/5th graders.
All pages are fully-editable in MS Word. See the preview for the first lesson and part of the quiz.
This unit is hands-on. Each lesson includes directions for making and using a set of straws and pipe cleaners to construct various kinds of triangles. These can be made once and used over and over again - year after year - and in many other geometry units!
1. Classifying Triangles by Side Lengths
2. Classifying Triangles by Angles
3. Classifying Triangles by Both Sides and Angles
4. Sketching Triangles
5. Triangles Quiz (5 questions: identify triangles by sides and angles; 4 questions: sketch triangles)
The activities can be used/reused for math centers throughout the year!