Lesson Plan

Adding Angles

Students will find angle sums using a baseball diamond diagram.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to evaluate real world situations to find angle sums and differences.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Pick three students and secretely share that you will position yourselves in the form of a square. Demonstrate tossing the ball to one another clockwise along the perimeter of the square.
  • Ask your observing students to identify the shape of the path of the tossed ball and repeat as needed to get a correct response.
  • Explain that students will be be investigating the way lines, like each length of the ball's path, make angles when they meet.