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Shape Up!  Using Food to Learn About Polygons

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This podcast is part of the series: Shape Up!

Creator:

Kathleen, Te'Keven, Doris, Hunter, Kaitlyn, Tucker, Kylie, Tracy


School/Organization:

Banks School

Pike County Schools

Overview:

This podcast is based on a section of Shape UP!  Fun With Triangles and Other Polygons  written by David A. Adler.  Students use slices of bread to make polygons, ranging from quadrilaterals to decagons.  A review of the names of the polygons is included.  It is designed to be viewed after the book is read to students and before they begin the hands-on activity.


Length: 03:27

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan: Shape Up

Content Areas: Math

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[MA2013] (4) 23: Recognize angles as geometric shapes that are formed wherever two rays share a common endpoint, and understand concepts of angle measurement. [4-MD5]
[MA2013] (4) 27: Classify two-dimensional figures based on the presence or absence of parallel or perpendicular lines or the presence or absence of angles of a specified size. Recognize right triangles as a category, and identify right triangles. [4-G2]
[MA2013] (5) 25: Understand that attributes belonging to a category of two-dimensional figures also belong to all subcategories of that category. [5-G3]
[MA2013] (5) 26: Classify two-dimensional figures in a hierarchy based on properties. [5-G4]

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