Angles

The concept in this lesson is to teach right, obtuse, and acute angles. This lesson incorporates students actively and physically making angles with other students in the floor.  Pattern blocks are also explored to search for different types of angles.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.A.1
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers. For...
CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.B.5
Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context, such as by:
GLE 0606.1.6
Read and interpret the language of mathematics and use written/oral communication to express mathematical ideas precisely.
GLE 0606.5.2
Interpret representations of data from surveys and polls, and describe sample bias and how data representations can be misleading.
SPI 0606.1.1
Make conjectures and predictions based on data.
SPI 0606.5.3
Determine whether or not a sample is biased.
TSS.Math.6.SP.A.1
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers. For example,...
TSS.Math.6.SP.B.5
Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context.
 
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Learning objectives: 

Behavioral Objective: 

  • To be able to define right angles, obtuse angles and acute angles. 
  • To be able to draw right angles, obtuse angles and acute angles.

Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding

Helpful Hints

Materials: 

  • Handout of Definitions (for student folder, provide) 
  • Pattern Blocks 
  • Toothpicks (six per student) 
  • Glue 
  • Paper (preferably tag board) 
  • Pens

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