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tangrams

introduction
 

Learning:

  • abstract thinking
  • critical thinking
  • intuitive sense
  • spacial rotation skills
  • eye-hand coordination
  • visual closure
  • spacial relations

STEPS

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worksheet 1:

Cut out the seven shapes exactly on the lines.

You should have:

2 large triangles
2 small triangles
1 medium triangle
1 square
1 parallelogram

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worksheet 2:

Arrange the small shapes to recreate a big shape.

Shapes should not overlap or have gaps.

For the first column use only 3 pieces:
2 small triangles and one medium triangle.

Arrange them in a way that they form one square.

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Draw the layout in the table.

Then use the same pieces and arrange them to form a triangle, rectangle, trapezoid, and parallelogram.

Draw the layouts in the table.

Complete the second column using 5 shapes.

Complete the third column using all 7 shapes.

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