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Construction (Year 8)

This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on how to use a ruler and compasses to construct circles, angles and triangles. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

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Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords angle, compasses, ruler, construction, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Geometry
Topics Angles and geometric reasoning
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMMG164 Investigate conditions for two lines to be parallel and solve simple numerical problems using reasoning
ACMMG200 Define congruence of plane shapes using transformations

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