# Create a Geometry Town Project Based Learning Activity

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Common Core State Standards
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Have your students demonstrate their understanding of many different math concepts while designing a map of their own town! This hands-on math activity is a project that will definitely engage your students.

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Objective: To demonstrate an understanding of geometric terms and measurement. Students will be designing and drawing a map that will incorporate many mathematical concepts.

The following concepts will be covered through this project-based learning activity:

• Partitioning shapes into equal areas of 4 and 8
• Regular polygons - pentagon, hexagon, octagon
• Irregular polygon
• The three triangles - equilateral triangle, scalene triangle, and isosceles
• Quadrilaterals - trapezoid, rhombus, parallelogram, rectangle, and square
• Arrays
• Congruent figures
• Lines of symmetry
• Line segments, rays, lines
• Parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and intersecting lines
• Obtuse, acute, and right angle (no degrees)
• Measuring length (some with fractions others without)
• Map skills (compass, scale, legend, title, etc)
• Coordinate graphing (optional to create an index)
• Perimeter (optional)

The following materials are included:

• Teacher's instructions and guide
• Student step-by-step directions - both in metric and standard units
• Student Checklist
• Student idea sheet
• Rubric
• Practice/math sheets
• Map materials

It is recommended (though not required) that students have access to a math reference book and if possible, geometric stencils or templates. Information is included in the teacher's guide regarding this.

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Total Pages
17 pages
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 days
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