Standards for the lesson plan
Geometry: Scavenger Hunt
These standards and benchmarks are from McREL's online database, Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 education (4th edition, 2004) (http://www.mcrel.org/standards-benchmarks/.) The mathematics portion of the database was developed using National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards in addition to other nationally recognized standards documents.
Uses a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process
Benchmark 2: Uses discussions with teachers and other students to understand problems
Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of geometry
Benchmark 1: Understand basic properties of (for example, number of sides, corners, square corners) and similarities and differences between simple geometric shapes
Benchmark 5: Sorts and groups objects by attributes (for example, shape, size, color)