Bisecting a Segment and an Angle

Scholars demonstrate how to split figures in half. Given a line segment and an angle, pupils construct the bisectors of each figure. They finish by providing explanations on the importance of different steps in each construction.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion on how the constructions result from congruent triangles
  • Have individuals write out the steps for the constructions in the form of directions to a fellow classmate that missed the instruction
Classroom Considerations

  • Provide a compass and straight edge to each individual
Pros

  • Includes a video demonstrating questioning to gain further information
  • Describes common errors for the problems
Cons

  • None
Common Core