Are you having trouble getting your students to take effective notes during math lessons? Are you looking for quick activities that can be completed in a math journal or at the end of a lesson as a check for understanding? If so, these activities are for you.
These math journal and/or note-taking activities introduce Geometry students to similar polygons. They can be used for introduction of topics or to reflect/review what you have covered in class discussion. The problems listed in this activity packet build nicely on each other if introduced in the order that they appear. Our students enjoy filling them out and organizing them in their math journals so that they can refer back to them throughout the year. These activities are a great way to promote writing in math. Keys are included for reference.
Scaffolded Note Sheets with Sample Teacher Keys for the following:
What are similar figures?
What is scale factor?
What is a proportion?
Parallel Lines in Triangles
Three Parallel Lines and Two Transversals
Construction: Trisecting a Segment
Triangle Vocabulary Review
Parts of Similar Triangles
Plus 5 Interactive Math Notebook Foldable Activities and 3 Quick Checks for Understanding activities.
Other Geometry Activities
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