# Shapes and objects: Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Shapes and objects. Students begin to explore geometric properties and proof. They identify the properties of quadrilaterals based on transformation, angles, parallel sides, side lengths, diagonals and symmetry.

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

## Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Space
Topics Shapes and objects
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9M8SP01
Identify the conditions for congruence and similarity of triangles and explain the conditions for other sets of common shapes to be congruent or similar, including those formed by transformations

AC9M8SP02
Establish properties of quadrilaterals using congruent triangles and angle properties, and solve related problems explaining reasoning

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P7)
Proportional thinking (P6)