Education Technology

Classifying Quadrilaterals

Published on 08/26/2005

Activity Overview

Students will be sent ordered pairs through lists using the TI-Navigator™. These pairs will then be graphed as a line graph and students will classify the shape of the quadrilateral and justify their choice.

Before the Activity

Read Classifying Quadrilaterals Teacher Notes.doc for directions. Using the TI-Navigator send lists Quad 1 and Quad 2 to the class. Hand students a copy of Classifying Quadrilaterals.doc.

During the Activity

After students receive the lists and worksheet, have them use plots to plot the points as connected ordered pairs. Send the students Quad Class.edc to work through the classisfication process and send the correct classification. Collect and grade using the Class Analysis Feature.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary