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Identifying Pairs of Angles Formed by Transversals

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners review pairs of angles: adjacent, complementary, supplementary, linear, and vertical. They create flashcards by sketching pairs of lines that appear to be parallel with a transversal. They identify pairs of angles by their...
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Angles (Part 3)

For Students 9th - 11th
As a preparation for something called the angle game, a geometry video covers the concept of parallel lines, transversals, slope, opposite angles and corresponding angles. It is the third part of a series detailing the rules and laws...
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Transversals and Angles - Problem Solving 14.3

For Students 4th - 8th
Upper-elementary and secondary learners use maps to solve word problems showing measurements of angles. They write an expression describing a relationship and identify and label pairs of alternate exterior angles. Pupils solve four...
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Geometry - Angles Overview

For Students 7th - 8th
Learners address 14 questions that include naming all pairs of opposite and supplementary angles for sets of intersecting lines and then, finding the measure of the unknown angle. They determine the measure of the angle that is...
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Parallel Lines – Angles

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is there a resource that parallels the video? Scholars view a short video to review the types of angle relationships that exist when a transversal cuts two parallel lines. They watch as the narrator solves several problems involving...
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Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Parallel lines seem so right for each other. It's too bad they'll never, ever meet. Learners use tracing paper to discover relationships among angles formed by two parallel lines cut by a transversal. They apply this information to find...
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What's Your Angle?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Explore angle relationships with a hands-on activity. Young mathematicians begin by drawing parallel lines cut by a transversal and measuring the angle pairs. After establishing the angle pairs, individuals show their understanding by...
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Angles Formed by Transversals of Coplanar Lines

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Create a strong understanding of the relationships formed when parallel lines intersect a transversal. Discuss each type of angle pair and their relationship to each other. 
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Accurately Acquired Angles

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From any angle, the resource on proving angle relationships is a good one to use. Scholars first engage in activities that enable them to identify types of angles when a transversal cuts two parallel lines. In groups, they prove a...
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Transparent Transversals

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Parallel lines and transversals work together to create unique angle pairs. An inquiry-based activity allows scholars to explore these relationships and give them each a name. Flashcards allow them to study the new vocabulary.
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Angles Associated with Parallel Lines

For Students 8th Standards
Explore angle relationships created by parallel lines and transversals. The 13th lesson of 18 prompts scholars use transparency paper to discover angle relationships related to transversals. Learners find out that these angles pairs are...
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Geometry: Angles, Triangles, and Distance

For Students 8th Standards
The Pythagorean Theorem is a staple of middle school geometry. Scholars first investigate angle relationships, both in triangles and in parallel lines with a transversal, before proving and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Similarity and the Angle Bisector Theorem

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Identifying and verifying reproducible patterns in mathematics is an essential skill. Mathematicians identify the relationship of sides when an angle is bisected in a triangle. Once the pupils determine the relationship, they prove it to...
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Unknown Angle Proofs—Proofs with Constructions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Provide your emerging mathematicians with the tools to learn as they incorporate auxiliary lines to solve unknown angle proofs in this continuing segment. They decipher information from a diagram to uncover the missing pieces and...
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What is a Transversal?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
There are two parallel lines intersected by one straight line, what's that one line called? A transversal. There are a few more things to know about transversal lines and the angles they create. What are vertical angles? Are they...
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How Do You Find Missing Angles in a Transversal Diagram?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Parallel lines with a transversal and one given value, find the value of the other seven angles. There are many geometric terms about angles and lines to know the meaning of and understand their relationship to each other. Understanding...
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How Do You Find a Missing Angle in a Triangle?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The interior angles of any and ALL triangles adds up to 180 degrees. So if given two of the angle degrees, is it possible to find the value of the third angle? Yes! Use the triangle sum theorem to solve for the missing angle. Watch this...
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Quiz: Angles with Parallel Lines

For Students 7th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify all pairs of angles formed from parallel lines and a transversal. They use the definitions of alternate interior, alternate exterior and corresponding angles to determine the value of given angles. This one-page...
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Sample Lesson Plan on Lines and Angles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Student complete worksheet using the definitions of lines and angle vocabulary. They define the word and follow a direction given on the worksheet such "construct a line." They complete an online tutorial on how to measure angles using a...
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Angle Pairs

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are introduced to the vocabulary associated with angles. They experiment with vertical angles, alternate interior angles, alternate exterior angles, and corresponding angles. They determine angle pair relationships when...
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Hypatia: Angles

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Introduce your young geometers to Hypatia, the first noted Greek female mathematician, and the properties of angles. Though this resource is missing worksheets that are needed to complete the lesson, the structure is sound and learning...
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Parallel Lines, Transversals, and Angles: What’s the Connection?

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Streets, bridges, and intersections, oh my! Parallel lines and transversals are a present in the world around us. Learners begin by discovering the relationship of the angles formed by parallel lines and a transversal. They then apply...
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8th Grade Math Parallel and Transversal Lines

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders label and define geometrical lines and angles. They identify angles on the board as acute, obtuse, straight, or right. In groups, 8th graders build with masking tape on the wall a pair of parallel lines, and a transverse...
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Supplementary, Complementary, And Vertical Angles

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers construct parallel lines cut by a transversal using the Geometer's Sketchpad. They measure angles formed, compare angle measurements, explore various activities on Geometer's Sketchpad, and complete a worksheet.

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