Ch 21: 5th Grade Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence

About This Chapter

The Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence chapter teaches your 5th grade students how to differentiate between and construct various geometric shapes. Through the chapter's fun video lessons, students are taught how to identify lines of symmetry and draw perpendicular lines. Measure your students' progress by administering the multiple-choice lesson quizzes.

5th Grade Math: Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence - Chapter Summary

The Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence chapter's informative video lessons teach your 5th graders about the characteristics of parallel and perpendicular lines. Your students can learn how to use a compass for geometric construction, and they can discover how to determine whether or not shapes are congruent. The included chapter examination can be used to ensure that your students are learning these mathematical concepts.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
The Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes Students learn how to identify the line of symmetry.
Congruence in Geometric Shapes Teachers instruct students in the creation of rectangles, squares, triangles and parallelograms.
Similarity in Geometric Shapes Students learn how to identify like shapes in geometry.
Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines This lesson teaches students about coplanar lines as well as the definitions of perpendicular, parallel and transverse lines.
Identifying Parallel Lines in Geometric Shapes In this lesson, students learn to find the parallel lines in parallelograms, squares and rectangles.
Constructing Perpendicular Lines in Geometry Students are taught how to use a compass in the construction of perpendicular lines.
Identifying Perpendicular Lines in Geometric Shapes Instructors show students how to recognize perpendicular lines in rectangles, triangles and trapezoids.
Reflection, Rotation and Translation Students have opportunities to construct a reflection, a rotation and a translation.
Reflecting Simple Shapes in a Mirror Line The process of reflecting simple shapes in a mirror line is demonstrated in this lesson.
Line and Rotational Symmetries of 2D Shapes Students learn to identify line and rotational symmetries of two-dimensional geometric shapes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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