Congruent Shapes

posted Mar 23, 2015, 5:30 PM by Patrick Johnson   [ updated Mar 23, 2015, 5:32 PM ]
Today students learned out congruent shapes.

Step 1: Students played the Yes/No game (concept attainment) to try and figure out what the yes shapes had in common that made them different from the no shapes.

Step 2: Students used testers to see whether their prediction was correct.

Step 3: After students figured out that all of the yes shapes were both the same size, we talked about the math definition of congruent shapes.

Step 4: Students applied their understanding of congruent shapes by creating congruent shapes on geoboards: