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Included in this zip folder are 15 PDF files. 1 is a student reference sheet, 4 are for instruction and 11 are assignments. A brief description of each:
Student Reference Sheet is a 1 page printable. It demonstrates:
1. The definition of similar triangles
2. Corresponding parts of similar triangles
3. AAA Similarity
4. SAS Similarity
5. SSS Similarity
PDF Instruction #1 is a 48 page presentation. It introduces the learner to similar triangles and helps the instructor discuss AAA, SAS and SSS similarity. There are some formative assessment questions in the presentation.
PDF Instruction file #2 is the same as file #1. It is saved 6 pages per page for a total of 8 pages.
PDF Instruction #3 is a 38 page presentation that details 3 AAA similarity proofs. Step by step statements and reasons are given for instruction.
PDF Instruction file #4 is the same as #3. It is saved as 6 pages per page for a total of 7 pages.
Assignment A is a 15 question short answer file. The student is asked to find a missing angle in a triangle. The properties used are:
1. Sum of the interior angles of triangle
2. Vertical angles
3. Corresponding angles
4. Linear pair
5. Isosceles triangles
6. Equilateral triangles
7. Reflexive property
Assignment B is Like Assignment A
Assignment #1 is 20 multiple choice questions. The emphasis is corresponding parts of similar triangles. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment #1A is a 20 question "yes/No" and short answer assignment. The emphasis is proportions and ratios. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment #1B is a 24 question multiple choice assignment. The emphasis is deciding if 2 angles are congruent from 2 different triangles. The student must also be able to recognize the reason the angles are congruent(if congruent). It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment #2 is 20 multiple choice questions. The emphasis is expressing triangles that are similar and using SSS, SAS and AAA to claim triangles are similar. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment #3 is 9 multiple choice and 11 free response questions. The emphasis is making proportions and finding missing sides of similar triangles. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment #3A is like #3
Assignment #4 is a 12 question multiple choice assignment. The emphasis is recognizing reasons in steps of proofs. The 3 proofs from the instructional file are used. It is on 1 page for easy printing.
Assignment #5 is a 15 question multiple choice assignment. The emphasis is recognizing the sequencing of information(AAA, SAS, SSS or SSA) as well as identifying needed information to assume triangle are similar. It is on 1 page for easy printing. It is also available at Socrative.com. The Socrative share number is included in the file.
Assignment #6 is a 15 question multiple choice file. The emphasis is recognizing similar triangles by SSS, SAS or AAA and sequencing the vertices in a similarity statement. This assignment can be used at socrative.com and the share number is included. It is on 1 page for easy printing.