Unit 3: Geometric Building Blocks

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Essential Questions: 
  • What makes a good definition?
  • What are some essential definitions in geometry that we will return to all year?
  • How do we solve basic problems of coordinate geometry?


  • Basic geometric terms
  • Midpoint formula
  • Parallel and perpendicular slopes
  • Triangle coordinate geometry
Skills and Processes: 
  • Creating a clear and concise definition
  • Becoming familiar with basic geometric terms
  • Using the midpoint formula
  • Finding equations for lines that are parallel/perpendicular to other lines
  • Finding equations for the median, perpendicular bisector, and altitude of a triangle