Reflection: Lesson Planning Tangram Turkey - Section 2: Mini-Lesson


I had a feeling some of my students would build the turkey quickly. I needed to extend this lesson a bit, but still make it meaningful. Coloring in the turkey to match the tangram pieces gives my students extra hand-eye coordination that many of them struggle with.

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Tangram Turkey

Unit 15: Thanksgiving Math
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: Students will use their spatial sense to create turkeys with tangrams.

Big Idea: Kindergartners love using manipulatives; especially tangrams. In this Thanksgiving lesson, children put their building skills to use.

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