What happens when you put shapes together and take shapes apart? By Mindy Johnston April 19, 2010 Educ 356
What is a Tangram? <ul><li>a Chinese puzzle consisting of a square divided into seven pieces that must be arranged to match particular designs </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&defl=en&q=define:tangram&ei=1G3MS8fqHIP7lwe65N20Bg&sa=X&oi=glossary_definition&ct=title&ved=0CAYQkAE </li></ul>
What To Do <ul><li>The next page contains your tangram pieces. </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out each of the seven pieces and label the shapes. </li></ul>
Solve the Mystery <ul><li>The next page is where the fun begins. </li></ul><ul><li>Directions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find the tangram pieces that fit exactly into the shapes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draw around each shape used when you get them to fit. </li></ul></ul>
Time to Create <ul><li>1 st : Use the blank page to create your own Tangram shapes. Make at least 3. Draw around each shape used. </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd : Can you put the shapes back together to make the original square? Draw around each shape used. </li></ul>
Standard Indicator <ul><li>2.4.3 Investigate and predict the result of putting together and taking apart two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes. Example: Use objects or a drawing program to find other shapes that can be made from a rectangle and a triangle. Use sketches or a drawing program to show several ways that a rectangle can be divided into three triangles. </li></ul>
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