Ch 17: Working with Geometric Figures

About This Chapter

The Working with Geometric Figures chapter covers basic geometric concepts for 3rd through 5th graders. Instructional videos will engage students as they learn about points, lines, angles, and polygons, then further reinforce the information learned with lesson quizzes and a chapter exam.

Working with Geometric Figures - Chapter Summary

Have your student watch engaging videos that teach basic geometric terminology and functions. These videos cover what your student needs to know in order to develop a firm foundation in geometry, including key geometric vocabulary and how to create basic geometric shapes and figures. After viewing these video lessons, students have the opportunity to take lesson quizzes and a chapter exam that help gauge their progress.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement Instructors teach students how to define line segments and rays, then how to measure and add line segments.
Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry Instructors introduce basic geometry vocabulary.
Making Geometric Constructions with Tools The lesson shows how to use a variety of tools to create geometric forms.
Practice Making Geometric Constructions with Tools Students continue practicing using tools to draw geometric forms.
Geometric Constructions Using Lines and Angles The lesson describes how to recreate geometric forms by replicating geometric lines and angles.
Line Segment Bisection and Midpoint Theorem: Geometric Construction Instructors show how to create line bisections using line segment midpoints.
Dividing Line Segments into Equal Parts: Geometric Construction Students learn how to divide line segments into smaller equal sized line segments.
Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternative Interior & Others The lesson teaches students the definitions of the different types of angles.
Measuring Complementary, Supplementary, Vertical, and Adjacent Angle Instructors show how to use angle measurements to identify the different types of angles.
Constructing an Angle Bisector in Geometry The lesson covers what angle bisectors are and how to construct them.
Constructing Equilateral Triangles, Squares, and Regular Hexagons Inscribed in Circles Instructors show students how to construct these geometric forms with the aid of circles.
Regular Polygons: Definition & Parts The lesson shows how to identify and construct regular polygons.

7 Lessons in Chapter 17: Working with Geometric Figures
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

1. Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

Watch this video lesson to learn the difference between a line segment and a ray. You will also learn how to measure and add line segments. Learn why you can't measure or add a ray.

Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

2. Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

After watching this video lesson, you should understand the basic terms that form the foundation of geometry. Learn what a point is, what a line is, what an angle is, and learn about a special type of angle called a right angle.

Geometric Constructions Using Lines and Angles

3. Geometric Constructions Using Lines and Angles

Watch this video lesson to learn about geometric construction and how you can copy line segments and angles without using any numbers. All you need is a straight edge and a compass.

Dividing Line Segments into Equal Parts: Geometric Construction

4. Dividing Line Segments into Equal Parts: Geometric Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn one way to easily divide any line segment into as many equal parts as you need. Also, learn where in real life this skill comes in handy.

Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

5. Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

In addition to basic right, acute, or obtuse angles, there are many other types of angles or angle relationships. In this lesson, we will learn to identify these angle relationships and discuss their measurements.

Constructing an Angle Bisector in Geometry

6. Constructing an Angle Bisector in Geometry

Watch this video lesson to learn a cool way to split an angle in half. You can use this method to split a pie slice in half where you can be sure each side is equal.

Regular Polygons: Definition & Parts

7. Regular Polygons: Definition & Parts

What makes a polygon a polygon? And what shapes are considered polygons? In this lesson, find out the answers to these questions and more as we learn all about polygons and their parts.

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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