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Unit summary

In this Geometry unit, students will investigate properties of two-dimensional and three-dimensional geometric shapes and classify shapes by their properties. They will explore lines of symmetry, angle measurement, and everyday application of geometric concepts.

Big Idea

Two dimensional and three dimensional Geometric figures are described and analyzed by their attributes.

Essential Questions

What geometric terms are used in daily life?

Why can different geometric terms be used to name the same shape?

How are three-dimensional shapes different from two-dimensional shapes?

How can geometry help us become better ________(athletes, artists, musicians, etc.)?

Useful Vocabulary

Polygon, regular polygon, irregular polygon, Square, Rectangle, Rhombus, Pentagon, Nonagon, Decagon, Dodecagon, Trapezoid, Quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, septagon, octagon, Right triangle, scalene triangle, isosceles triangle, parallel lines, perpendicular, angle (right, acute, obtuse), edge,face, line, line segment, ray, intersecting lines, 2D,3D