# P RIOR K NOWLEDGE When and what did you learn about geometry when you were in elementary, middle, and high school? Do you remember working with shapes?

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P RIOR K NOWLEDGE When and what did you learn about geometry when you were in elementary, middle, and high school? Do you remember working with shapes? How and when do you teach geometry in your grade now? small group and share

M AKING S ENSE OF G EOMETRY IN THE K-5 C LASSROOM Penny Smith – DOE – Math Curriculum Specialist Marcia Torgrude – ESA7 Math Specialist

V AN HIELE VanHeile

C OMMON G EOMETRY G OALS Shapes and properties Add notes Transformation Location Visualization

G RANDFATHER TANG ’ S STORY Use smartboard notebook so they know what they are building.

S HAPES Patch Tool: http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx ?ID=27 Shape Sorter: http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx ?ID=34 Shape Tool: http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx ?ID=35

G EOBOARD A CTIVITY Junior Architects - http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U172 http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?ID=U172 Geoboard online - http://standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/chap4/4.2/par t2.htm http://standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/chap4/4.2/par t2.htm

C OMMON G EOMETRY G OALS W HAT DID WE DO ? Shapes and properties Trianquads Transformation Quick Images Shapes tools in Illuminations Location Geoboard activities – area and perimeter Visualization What’s in the envelope? Greedy Triangle H OW DID THESE HELP US MOVE UP THE V AN H IELE L EVELS OF U NDERSTANDING ?

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