Unit 6, Lesson 6# Drawing Geometric Shapes

EngageNY 45 min(s)

Students use a compass, protractor, and ruler to draw geometric shapes based on given conditions. The following sequence of lessons is based on standard 7.G.A.2: Draw (freehand, with a ruler and protractor, and with technology) geometric shapes with given conditions. Focus on constructing triangles from three measurements of angles or sides, noticing when the conditions determine a unique triangle, more than one triangle, or no triangle. By the close of Lesson, students should be able to use a ruler, protractor, and compass to draw simple figures.