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Quadrilaterals Scavenger Hunt

Ready for your Geometry adventure?! (Hey, be excited! because I heard you when you said the
vocabulary portfolio was too crazy, so this is the alternative. ;) ). Your task today is to learn the new
vocabulary words through a book scavenger hunt and then to find photos of these new (and old) words
on campus. You will be working in teams and are looking to win as many points as possible to win.

Part 1: Book Scavenger Hunt


Non-example w/
Vocabulary Definitions (+1) Picture (+1) explanation (+1)

A quadrilateral is any polygon with


__________________ sides.

A parallelogram is a quadrilateral with


__________________ pair(s) of
__________________ sides.

A rectangle is a quadrilateral with four


__________________ __________________.

A rhombus is a quadrilateral with four


__________________ __________________.

A square is a quadrilateral with four


__________________ __________________ and
four __________________ __________________.

A kite is a quadrilateral with __________________


pair(s) of ________________ ________________
sides.

A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with


__________________ pair(s) of
__________________ sides.

An isosceles trapezoid is a quadrilateral with


__________________ pair(s) of
__________________ sides AND the other pair of
sides are __________________.
(+2 each)

1. A regular quadrilateral is called a __________________.

2. A rhombus is __________________ a rectangle. (always, sometimes, never)

3. A rectangle is __________________ a rhombus. (always, sometimes, never)

4. A square is __________________ a rectangle. (always, sometimes, never)

5. A square is __________________ a rhombus. (always, sometimes, never)

Part 2: Photo Scavenger Hunt


For this section you will be going out onto the campus and finding pictures of the assigned vocabulary
words. After each word you photograph, you must send it to hwangsmath@gmail.com with your team
name and an explanation in order to receive your points.

The Rules
Any violation of these rules will result in loss of points, an automatic zero for the day, and/or other
consequences when appropriate.
1. Stay on campus! 6. No using the same picture for multiple
2. Stay out of the buildings, except the old words.
music building. 7. No drawing in parts or writing on school
3. Be respectful of classes in session. property.
4. Stick together in your groups. If group gets 8. You can only create one vocabulary word,
separated, report back to me immediately. the rest must be found.
5. Show your hall pass at all times. 9. Yes, you may be in the pictures! =)
10. Have fun, and learn!!

o Assign one person to be the photographer (the owner of a phone that can take pictures AND
email them with the explanations).
Name: _________________________________

o Assign one person to the timer (the owner of a stopwatch on his/her phone and the person who
will be making sure the group stays together).

Name: _________________________________

o Assign one person to be the record keeper (the person who will be keeping the team on task
and keeping track of the checklist).
Name: _________________________________
** All three must work together in searching for the photos.
Team Name:

The Checklist
These do NOT have to be done in any particular order.
+3  A parallelogram (that is not also a  Team name and explanation of
rectangle, rhombus, or square) why this photo was chosen
+3  A rhombus (that is not also a rectangle)  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+2  A rectangle (that is not a rhombus)  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+2  A square  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+3  A kite  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+3  A trapezoid (not isosceles)  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+3  An isosceles trapezoid  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
First check-in time:

+2  An altitude of a triangle  Team name and explanation of


why this photo was chosen
+2  A median of a triangle  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+2  A midsegment of a triangle  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+2  An angle bisector  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+2  A segment bisector  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
Second check-in time:

+1  An equilateral triangle  Team name and explanation of


why this photo was chosen
+1  An isosceles triangle  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+3  A scalene triangle  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+1  A right triangle  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+1  An obtuse triangle  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
+1  An acute triangle  Team name and explanation of
why this photo was chosen
Final check-in time:

1st team to finish: +4 2nd team to finish: +3 3rd team: +2 finish on time: +1
HALL PASS HALL PASS
Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt
11/28/11, Monday 11/28/11, Monday

Ms. Hwang Ms. Hwang

**VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team **VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team
member w/ the same pass. member w/ the same pass.

HALL PASS HALL PASS


Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt
11/28/11, Monday 11/28/11, Monday

Ms. Hwang Ms. Hwang

**VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team **VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team
member w/ the same pass. member w/ the same pass.

HALL PASS HALL PASS


Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt
11/28/11, Monday 11/28/11, Monday

Ms. Hwang Ms. Hwang

**VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team **VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team
member w/ the same pass. member w/ the same pass.

HALL PASS HALL PASS


Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt
11/28/11, Monday 11/28/11, Monday

Ms. Hwang Ms. Hwang

**VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team **VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team
member w/ the same pass. member w/ the same pass.

HALL PASS HALL PASS


Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt
11/28/11, Monday 11/28/11, Monday

Ms. Hwang Ms. Hwang

**VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team **VOID if not accompanied by at least one other team
member w/ the same pass. member w/ the same pass.