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Videos and lessons to help Grade 7 students learn how to draw (freehand, with ruler and protractor, and with technology) geometric shapes with given conditions. Focus on constructing triangles from three measures of angles or sides, noticing when the conditions determine a unique triangle, more than one triangle, or no triangle.

Common Core: 7.G.2

Suggested Learning Targets


  • I can construct geometric shapes using appropriate tools (freehand, ruler, protractor, or technology).
  • I can describe the attributes of geometric figures (with focus on triangles).
  • I can construct triangles with given angle and side conditions.
  • I can explain with given measures, why they form a unique triangle, more than one triangle, or no triangle.

Related Topics:
Common Core for Grade 7

Common Core for Mathematics

More Math Lessons for Grade 7

Draw geometric shapes with given conditions--Lesson 1 of 4 (Common Core Standard 7.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to draw geometric shapes by using a given length of sides.


Draw geometric shapes with given conditions--Lesson 2 of 4 (Common Core Standard 7.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to draw triangles by using given angles.





Draw geometric shapes with given conditions--Lesson 3 of 4 (Common Core Standard 7.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to determine if given measurements will allow you to create the appropriate shapes by drawing the triangle.


Draw geometric shapes with given conditions--Lesson 4 of 4 (Common Core Standard 7.G.2)
In this lesson you will learn how to draw a shape by using more than one condition.



 

Drawing a Triangle
This lesson demonstrates how to draw a triangle using a protractor and a measure.


How to draw a triangle when you are told the lengths of one side and you have two angles.





Constructing Triangles from the measure of Sides and Angles.


Drawing Triangles.



 

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