Lesson details

Grade
9, 10
Subject

Math

English Language Arts

Topic

Communication

Geometry

Model mathematical ideas.

Subtopic

Meaning and Context-Create visual/multimedia presentations

Recommended Technology: 

Desktop or Lap top computer 

Extreme Home Makeover-Math Edition

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students will be creating a home makeover by using house floor plans and other design aspects to create a house that is both aesthetically pleasing and cost-efficient. Students will use geometric and other mathematical concepts as well as research, fine planning and social interaction to complete their project and prove to others why their floor plan deserves the title of "winner of Extreme Home Makeover-Math Edition". 

Essential Question: 

How can we use geometric concepts in real-world situations?

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