# Angles, Lines, and Movement, Oh My!

• Math
• 55 minutes
• Standards: 4.G.A.1, 4.G.A.2
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August 18, 2015

Get your students up and moving as they learn the basics of geometry. Your competitive students will love this game and put their new skills to the test with a worksheet.

### Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify lines and angles.

## Lesson

### Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)

• Write each vocabulary word on the board, including acute angle, obtuse angle, right angle, straight angle, intersecting lines, parallel lines, and perpendicular lines, and draw a picture to remind your students of what it means.
• As you go through the vocabulary, assign a hand and arm movement to each word. For example, a right angle could be represented by arms formed in an "L" shape and perpendicular lines could be represented by your students crossing their arms in front of their chests.
• Have students stand up and spread out and go through each of these terms once.
• Remind students of the angles' degree measurements.

### Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10 minutes)

• Divide students up into groups.
• Have one student in each group call the names of the vocabulary words and have the rest of the group members do the motion.
• Let all students get the chance of being a caller.
• Walk around and monitor all actions, correcting movements and misconceptions about the terms meanings.

### Independent Working Time (10 minutes)

• Pass out the Name that Angle! worksheet.
• Circulate around the classroom to answer any questions your students may have.

## Extend

### Differentiation

• Enrichment: Have advanced students draw everyday objects and label any angles they find.
• Support: Make flashcards of the key terms for your struggling students.

## Review

### Assessment (10 minutes)

• Take note of struggling students during the Guided Practice game.
• Check the Name that Angle! worksheet for correctness.
• If desired, an exit ticket could consist of asking students to perform a series of hand and body movements associated with the terms.

### Review and Closing (5 minutes)

• Play Simon Says using the terms and body motions created at the the beginning of the lesson.