Geometry – Chapt 7

Monday, Jan 1

No School

Tuesday, Jan 2

Go over Semester test

Wednesday, Jan 3

Pick up the lesson on altitudes, medians and perpendicular bisectors

Thursday, Jan 4

__Lesson__: Radicals Review – Simplifying Radicals

__Objective__: To simplify radicals

__Activity__: Simplify radicals by using the factor tree.

__Assessment__: Simplifying Radicals

Friday, Jan 5

Lesson: Radicals Review – Rationalizing the Denominator

Objective: To simplifying fractions with a radical in the denominator.

Activity: Simplify fractions with Radicals in the Denominator by rationalizing the denominator. Then make sure the radical is in simplest form.

Assessment: Wrkst- Rationalizing the Denominator

Monday, Jan 8

__Lesson__: Radicals Review – Multiplying Square Rts

__Objective__: To multiply square roots.

__Activity__: First, multiply radicals by multiplying together the coefficients and by multiplying the numbers under the radical. Then simplify the radical, if possible.

__Assessment__: Mult. Square Roots

Tuesday, Jan 9

Lesson: 7.1 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem

Objective: Find the lengths of the sides of right triangles.

Activity: Find the lengths of sides of right triangles using pythagorean theorem, find the area of isosceles triangles, and find common sides of right triangles using pythagorean triples.

Assignment: Practice 7.1 A

Wednesday, Jan 10

Lesson: 7.1 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem

Objective: Find the lengths of the sides of right triangles.

Activity: Find the lengths of sides of right triangles using pythagorean theorem, find the area fo isosceles triangles, and find common sides of right triangles using pythagorean triples.

Assignment: Practice 7.1 B

Thursday, Jan 11

Lesson: 7.2 Use the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem

Objective: Use the converse to determine if a triangle is a right triangle.

Activity: Verify that a triangle is a right triangle. Use theorems to verify that a given triangle is acute or obtuse.

Assignment: 7.2 A

Friday, Jan 12

Lesson: 7.3 Use Similar Right Triangles – Consider not doing means and extremes problems with the regulars in the future.

Objective: To determine the geometric mean between two numbers. To state and apply the relationships that exists when the altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle.

Activity: Review means and

extremes. Explain geometric means.

Look at the relationships that exist

when the altitude is drawn to the

hypotenuse of a right triangle. (Transparencies)

Assessment: Wrkst - Geometric Means

Monday, Jan 15

No school – Teacher Inservice

Tuesday, Jan 16

Lesson: 7.3 Use Similar Right Triangles - Again

Objective: To determine the geometric mean between two numbers. To state and apply the relationships that exists when the altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse of a right triangle.

Activity: Go over previous day’s assignment.

Assessment: 7.3A

Wednesday, Jan 17

Lesson: 7.4 to 7.6 Special Rt Triangles

Objective: To determine the lengths of 2 sides of a 45-45 right triangles

Activity: Show one side of a 45-45-rt triangle. Find the other 2 sides by using Pyth. Theorem. Use natural numbers and radicals. Then show the 1-1-*2 ratio as a way to find the missing sides as a short cut method.

Assessment: 45-45 rt triangles

Thursday, Jan 18

Lesson: 7.4 to 7.6 Special Rt Triangles

Objective: To determine the lengths of 2 sides of a 45-45 right triangles and of 30-60 right triangle when the length of the third side is known.

Activity: Show one side of a 30-60-rt triangle. Find the other 2 sides by making it an equilateral triangle.

Then show the 1-2-*3 ratio as a way to find the sides easily.

Assessment: 30-60 rt triangles

Friday, Jan 19

Lesson: 7-4 to 7-6 Special Right Triangles Again

Objective: To determine the lengths of 2 sides of a 45-45 right triangles and of 30-60 right triangles when the length of the third side is known.

Activity: Go over homework. Answer questions.

Assessment: Worksheet 45-45/30-60 Rt Triangles

(Mixed this time)

Monday, Jan 22

Wed- Added this lesson

Lesson: 7-4 to 7-6 Special Right Triangles Again

Objective: To determine the lengths of 2 sides of a 45-45 right triangles and of 30-60 right triangles when the length of the third side is known.

Activity: Go over homework. Answer questions.

Assessment: Worksheet 45-45/30-60 Rt Triangles AA

Tuesday, Jan 23

Lesson: 7.5 Tangent Ratio

Objective: To use the tangent ratio for indirect measurement.

Activity: Look at the trig ratio for tangent only. We will look at all of them tomorrow.

Assessment: Wrkst – 7.5A

Wednesday, Jan 24

ACT Aspire

Thursday, Jan 25

Lesson: 7.6 Sine and Cosine Ratios

Objective: To use all 3 trig ratios to solve problems.

Activity: Define the sine and cosine ratios for an acute angle. Identify the trig functions according to given triangles. Use a table to look up trig functions. Show triangles with sides given. Tell the trig ratio. Use the table or a calculator to find an approx. of trig ratios.

Assessment: Wrkst – 7.6 A

Friday, Jan 26

Lesson: 7-5/7-6 The Sine, Cosine and Tangent Ratios Combined

Objective: Define the tangent, sine and cosine ratios for an acute angle. Identify the trig functions according to given triangles. Use a table to look up trig functions. Show triangles with sides given. Tell the trig ratio. Use the table or a calculator to find an approx. of trig ratios.

Assessment: Wrkst- 7.5/7.6B

Monday, Jan 29

Lesson: 7.7 Solve Right Triangles (without word problems)

Objective: To solve right triangle problems by correct selection and use of the tangent, sine, and cosine ratios.

Activity: Show examples on overhead of how trig functions for the angle.

Assessment: 7.7A

Tuesday, Jan 30

Lesson: Chapter 7 Review

Objective: To review concepts learned about choosing the correct method and application problems.

Activity: Grade homework, and then do review handout.

Assessment: Wrkst – Chapter 7 Review (Part 1)

Wednesday, Jan 31

Lesson: Chapter 7 Review

Objective: To review concepts learned about choosing the correct method and application problems.

Activity: Grade homework, and then do review handout.

Assessment: Wrkst – Chapter 7 Review (Part 2)

Thursday, Feb 1

Lesson: Chapter 7 Review

Objective: To review concepts learned with right triangles.

Activity: Go over worksheets and answer questions

Assessment: Oral only

Friday, Feb 2

Lesson: Chapter 7 Test

Objective: To assess knowledge of concepts learned in these sections.

Activity: Test

Assessment: Chapter 7 Test

Monday, Feb 5

Lesson: Chapter 7 Remediation

Objective: To work problems like those each individual missed on the test.

Activity: Each student will be assigned the problems that they had not mastered. Will have a chance to add points to their test.

Assessment: From 0 to 6 worksheets each student could have to do. If they made an A, they will not have to do any.