Reflection: Joy Tangram Fun - Section 3: Working on Tangram Puzzles


I want to make sure that this last math activity of the year is fun, engaging, and challenging.  I want students to work with their teammate, but not do the work for them.  It is important to model how to communicate with their teammate and use their words to teach rather than their hands to do the work for them.  As the students are working, you should circulate and support this desired expectation.

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Tangram Fun

Unit 17: Shapes, Blocks, and Attributes
Lesson 5 of 5

Objective: SWBAT use tangram blocks to create composite shapes. SWBAT work in teams and communicate their thinking with each other.

Big Idea: Students will work in teams and use tangrams to cover outliners of shapes. This 1st and 2nd grade lesson will combine students from each grade and ask them to work together as a team to solve these complex tasks.

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Math, Geometry, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, tangrams
  55 minutes
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