Lesson: Geometry Semester Review 2012

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UNIT:   Semester Review                                                                               DATE:
Dec. 10 – Dec 14, 2012


Week at a Glance


Scaffold the weeks’ objectives to be able to
  assess and measure progress toward the mastery Power standard


















Diagnostic Online Math Assessment








Vocabulary Review






Early Release Day




Standards-Based Planning


Daily lesson plans are based on unit plan,
  identified objective for the day, identified key points to be covered





Power Standard(s) Assessed:


A.O.I.: Vocabulary




Objective(s):  Understand and identify
  triangles, angles, and parts of triangles



Lesson Key Points






  •   Define vocabulary



Lesson Resources/Materials


  •   Index Cards






Observation Form Focus Areas


  •   Exit Ticket

  •   Closing




Lesson Assessment/Mastery Check


Recorded checks for understanding to reveal
  genuine student mastery





Equilateral, scalene, isosceles, right (angle and
  triangle), conditional, converse, inverse, similar triangles, congruent
  triangles, parallel, perpendicular, median, altitude, bisector, special right
  triangle, sine, cosine, tangent, Pythagorean Theorem, acute, obtuse, scale
  factor, ratio, distance, midpoint, slope, transversal, perimeter, area,
  transformation, reflection, rotation, translation





Lesson Assessment/Exit Ticket:


Wednesday:  The student will
  fill in the blank on a vocabulary assessment of vocabulary words that we had











Modifications, Accommodations, Differentiated Instruction:



Student Support:


  •   Mixed groups/partners

  •   Visual aids (brain pop)

  •   Repeated review

  •   Note-taking assistance

  •   Manipulatives (dice, dominoes, and
      playing cards)








IB Profile Components


Select all that apply to today’s lesson





Balanced             Caring             Communicators            


 Open-minded             Principled           Reflective        Risk-takers        Thinkers














Lesson Agenda



Teacher Actions/Questions



Beginning of Class


  immediately on task; Teacher taking attendance and checking HW; Independent;
  no direction from teacher or interaction with other students required.  Students copying day’s homework into

  ¨5-10 minutes to complete; Rigorous written
  product OR oral response required; Spiral of previous day's lesson OR Hook into today's lesson OR Pre- or post-assessment to inform
  today's instruction



Do Now Activities:


Wednesday: On a loose leaf sheet of paper, define
  the following terms:  equilateral,
  right angle, median.









  interest piqued to "hook" into lesson; Background knowledge or
  connections activated to provide "hooks" on which students can
  leverage new learning





What is the difference between an Equilateral
  triangle and a right triangle?







What checks for understandings will students need to answer
  correctly to move onto the next part of the lesson?





Explicit Instruction


  Teacher-led instruction used to introduce new concept

  ¨Breaks complex content or skills down into
  discrete, manageable steps/parts



(The concepts have been introduced in the general ed classroom)



What checks for understandings will students need to answer
  correctly to move onto the next part of the lesson?





Guided Practice


  teacher-directed exercises that supported practice for new knowledge or

  ¨Ratio of student cognitive work to teacher work
  rapidly increasing; ¨Checks for
  understanding determine when students are ready to assume more of the cognitive





The teacher will model how the game will be played.


-The teacher will explain that the participants will pick up two
  cards that are facing down. 


-One of the cards will have the word and the other will have either
  definition and/or example to match.


-The person who has the most matches at the end of the game is the



What checks for understandings will students need to answer
  correctly to move onto the next part of the lesson?



Independent Practice


  and practice that develops proficiency; ¨Students provided with tools for individual assessment

  ¨Conferring with individual or groups of







Wed: The student will match the cards that corresponds with each



What checks for understandings will students need to answer
  correctly to move onto the next part of the lesson?





Exit Ticket


  checks for understanding; focused on discrete objectives to reveal exactly
  which part of standard(s) students have mastered (exit tickets, clicker
  questions, etc.)



(Reference above section on Exit Ticket)







¨Last 3-5
  minutes of lesson; Mastery Check;
  Repeat to Remember


¨Meaningful connection to quality HW and/or next day's



Teacher will say, “Remember that vocabulary is
  an essential/ important part of understanding math.  Understanding vocabulary will help you
  better understand math problems.”




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