Geometry Town Project Based Learning Printable & Digital (Google)

\$4.00

Have your students demonstrate their understanding of many different math concepts while designing a map of their own town! This hands-on math activity is a project that will definitely engage your students.

File Type

PDF

Description

Objective: To demonstrate an understanding of geometric terms and measurements. Students will be designing and drawing a map that will incorporate many mathematical concepts.

The following concepts will be covered through this project-based learning activity:

• Partitioning shapes into equal areas of 4 and 8
• Regular polygons – pentagon, hexagon, octagon
• Irregular polygon
• The three triangles – equilateral triangle, scalene triangle, and isosceles
• Quadrilaterals – trapezoid, rhombus, parallelogram, rectangle, and square
• Arrays
• Congruent figures
• Lines of symmetry
• Line segments, rays, lines
• Parallel lines, perpendicular lines, and intersecting lines
• Obtuse, acute, and right angle (no degrees)
• Measuring length (some with fractions others without)
• Map skills (compass, scale, legend, title, etc)
• Coordinate graphing (optional to create an index)
• Perimeter (optional)

The following materials are included:

• Teacher’s instructions and guide
• Student step-by-step directions – both in metric and standard units
• Student Checklist
• Student idea sheet
• Rubric
• Practice/math sheets
• Map materials
• Editable versions (Powerpoint & Google Slides) so that you can choose what your students need to focus on!)

It is recommended (though not required) that students have access to a math reference book and if possible, geometric stencils or templates. Information is included in the teacher’s guide regarding this.