Focus: Thinking Skills, Self-management Skills, Research Skills
What can we create with shapes?
A tangram is a puzzle made up of seven shapes that can be arranged to form many different designs. Follow the instructions in the video to create 7 geometric shapes: five triangles, one square, and one parallelogram. Move the shapes around like a puzzle to create new designs.
I wonder what your designs would resemble…
Here are a few designs to get you started!
Approaches to Learning (ATL’s)
- understand that shapes have characteristics that can be described and compared
- observe carefully
- follow the directions
- demonstrate persistence in tasks
- use strategies to problem-solve