Three Part Math Lessons: Getting Started: 10 - 15 minute hook Working on it: students engage in problem solving with pairs or small groups Consolidation and Practice: students share their learning and practice the learned skills independently
Polygon Explorations - CCSS Aligned with 4.G.A.2, 5.GB.3, 5.GB.4 Hands-on math lessons are great, but they're even more effective when they're lively and fun, too. The geometry activities in Polygon Explorations are designed around a set of 30 Poly Shapes, and all of the activities require active engagement and math talk. From introductory activities to review games, these lessons will keep your class focused and highly involved. $
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