Copying and Bisecting an Angle

Take one angle and get two. The presentation provides the steps required to copy and bisect an angle. Pupils follow the steps to create the two constructions. They create their own foldable to keep track of the steps for each construction.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have one in a pair create an angle and share with the other to copy and then bisect
  • Bisect the angles of several regular polygons and observe what happens
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals need a compass and straightedge
Pros

  • The presentation has animations illustrating the steps
  • Includes an exit ticket to determine whether individuals retained the steps
Cons

  • None
Common Core