Thursday, October 4, 2012

Geome-TREE Family

We just got finished with our Geometry unit on the relationships between a quadrilateral, parallelogram, square, and rectangle.  My students always struggle with knowing that a square can be a rectangle, but a rectangle can't always be a square.  On their unit test, they have to look at a shape and classify it by ALL of the options that it can be.  I found a fun family tree on pinterest, but wanted to "jazz" it up a bit.  So, I have designed this family tree to help them define the geometry term and draw a picture below their definition.  My kiddos LOVED this form and said it was VERY helpful!  I hope you enjoy it.  Just click on the picture to download your own copy!


  1. I just found your blog and love it! I am a new follower and can't wait to read more.
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  2. I just taught classifying quadrilaterals today...I will definitely use this tomorrow as a follow-up activity, as I had several strugglers! Can't wait to pass this out to the kiddos! Thanks so much!