Reflection: Student Led Inquiry More Eight Circles - Section 1: Launch

 

We needed the additional time in class to continue the Eight Circle activity. It took more conversation about composite figures for students to come up with a way to find the area of the shaded space. It was good conversation though because they decided they didn't need the circumference to find the answer. I liked the idea that they determined that on their own.

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More Eight Circles

Unit 9: 2-D Measurements
Lesson 6 of 12

Objective: SWBAT describe how to find the area of a composite figure

Big Idea: Can you tell me why?

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