# Ch 7: Similar Polygons Lesson Plans

The Similar Polygons chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about the Pythagorean Theorem, the angle bisector theorem and other topics. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

## Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Similar Polygons chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Ratios and Proportions: Definition and Examples;
Geometric Mean: Definition and Formula;
Angle Bisector Theorem: Definition and Example
Examples of proportion and ratio and their applications to real life;
The contrast between the geometric mean and the arithmetic mean;
Identifying angle bisectors
Tuesday Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples;
Similar Polygons: Definition and Examples;
Similar Triangles and the AA Criterion
Explaining proportions and calculating missing sides;
Using same angles and similar polygons;
Similarity transformations and similar triangles
Wednesday The Transitive Property of Similar Triangles;
Triangle Proportionality Theorem: Definition and Examples
The process of applying this property to similar triangles;
Solving problems by applying the triangle proportionality theorem
Thursday Constructing Similar Polygons: Process and Examples;
Properties of Right Triangles: Theorems and Proofs
The process of drawing similar polygons;
Finding the properties of a right triangle
Friday The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application;
The Pythagorean Theorem: Converse and Special Cases
Applying the Pythagorean Theorem;
The relationship between the law of cosines and the Pythagorean Theorem

11 Lessons in Chapter 7: Similar Polygons Lesson Plans
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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