Ch 36: 8th Grade Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence in Geometry

About This Chapter

Eighth-grade geometry students can cement their understanding of symmetry, congruence and similarity using the 10-minute videos found in this chapter. Have your student use the interactive worksheets for a more complete learning experience.

8th Grade Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence in Geometry - Chapter Summary

Using shapes like triangles, rectangles and parallelograms, this chapter takes your middle school student through concepts like perpendicular and parallel lines. As students move through the lessons, taking quizzes after each one, their comprehension of geometric shapes' congruence, similarity and symmetry should increase.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
The Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes This lesson uses triangles and rectangles to help students find the line of symmetry.
Congruence in Geometric Shapes Students use geometric shapes to help them identify congruence.
Similarity in Geometric Shapes Instructors define similarity and provide examples using shapes.
Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines At the end of this lesson, students should have a firm grasp of the definitions of parallel, perpendicular and transverse.
Identifying Parallel Lines in Geometric Shapes Using squares, rectangles and parallelograms, this lesson demonstrates how to find parallel lines.
Constructing Perpendicular Lines in Geometry Students are given an opportunity to compose a perpendicular line.
Identifying Perpendicular Lines in Geometric Shapes This lesson shows how to find perpendicular lines in shapes like triangles and trapezoids.

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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