Standards for the lesson planGeometry: Hide and Seek

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.

Standard 1: Uses a variety of strategies in the problem-solving process

Benchmark 4: Uses trial and error and the process of elimination to solve problems

Standard 2: Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of numbers

Benchmark 6: Uses models (for example, number lines, two-dimensional and three-dimensional regions) to identify, order, and compare numbers

Standard 5: Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of geometry

Benchmark 1: Knows basic geometric language for describing and naming shapes (for example, trapezoid, parallelogram, cube, sphere)

Benchmark 2: Understands basic properties of figures (for example, two- or three-dimensionality, symmetry, number of faces, type of angle)

Standard 8: Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of functions and algebra

Benchmark 6: Knows basic characteristics and features of the rectangular coordinate system (for example, the horizontal axis is the X axis and the vertical axis is the Y axis)