Unit 6: Connecting Algebra and Geometry through Coodinates

Overview

Building on their work with the Pythagorean Theorem in the 8th grade to find distances, students use a rectangular coordinate system to verify geometric relationships, including properties of special triangles, quadrilaterals, and slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines.

 

 

Developed By: Debbie Seldomridge & Cynthia Burke


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Pre-Unit Assessment

Lesson 1

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines on a Coordinate Plane

Lesson 2

Connecting the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula Part 1

Lesson 3

Connecting the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula Part 2

Lesson 4

Let’s Prove It!

Lesson 5

Capstone Performance Task

Post-Unit Assessment