I made up Lego Geometry to get my nephew excited about area and perimeter. Kids can create big areas by putting legos side by side, or find the area of single bricks. Tell kids not to stress if bricks don't fit perfectly on the grid paper. They can round up. Have them color the area of each of their legos on their grid paper. (Note: For younger kids, you can have them count the lego studs / dots on top to find area and perimeter).
Essential Questions for 6th Grade Geometry and Number Sense
FREE! 6th grade geometry and number sense printable posters/anchor charts/focus walls. The illustrations help students understand mathematical finding area, plotting shapes on the coordinate plane with ordered pairs.
Consistency (Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons)
This time of year (you know... the time of year when kiddos tend to go crazy and teachers are tired) I like to keep things very consistent. I am still introducing new topics, and unfortunately, I don
Geometry - SORTING / CLASSIFYING TRIANGLES
This activity lets students practice classifying triangles by angles, (acute, right, obtuse), and by sides, (equilateral, isosceles, and scalene). There are two pages. One page is the triangle sort and the other page is the directions for the activity. (You only have to make but one copy of the di...
Theoretical Probability Ready To Go Activity With Dice
\ This short (and relatively simple) activity prompts students to discover that the sum of theoretical probabilities is equal to 1. Using ...