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Three Geometry Lessons

1 I love this assignment (from NCTM, I think). The kids shall too. So this front page of congruent_halves is for their final recording. In addition to the extra copy for them to mess around with, you can also give them dot paper to copy the shapes and investigate further. No cheating, see if you can figure out […]

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Dissecting Polygons

I appreciate any math lesson where I give the students minimal instruction, yet the lesson is rich in content and it gets kids to do math. (I’m learning to do more and more of not doing much.) Each student got two pieces of grid paper. Part 1 In portrait orientation, fold paper in half vertically and approximately into thirds horizontally. Unfold paper […]

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