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I have uploaded this resource in Powerpoint format so that the animation is intact. This is the entire story entitled, The Greedy Triangle, retold in Powerpoint format complete with many animations for engaging students! This story has a Lexile level of 580 and a grade equivalency level of 4.7. The
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The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns is the best way to open a Unit on Geometry. This craftivity takes the lively story of a triangle who wants it all and connects it to an opinion writing piece. Students will identify the different places that shapes appear in our everyday world. By doing this th
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Is your class studying polygons and shape attributes? This unit is perfect for supplementing these math skills. Using the book, The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns, your class will love reenacting the book, and learning all about polygons. Here is what you'll receive: -Listening Center mini-poste
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Students will have fun while learning to identify polygons, angles and lines of symmetry. They will get practice finding perimeter. This product includes two worksheets, game board, spinner, and 28 geometry question cards. Check it out! Check out my other products with a math/literature con
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This is a smart notebook lesson that uses the book, The Greedy Triangle, to introduce students to the different polygons. You can use to book as a read aloud, or show the embedded video of the book being read. This is a good introduction to polygons and shapes. This lesson meets CCSS 3.G.1. All pur
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This handout goes along with the story the Greedy Triangle! It is to be used with the common game scoot or gallery walk. Common Core aligned 2.G.1. Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrila
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This is a simple and fun activity that is sure to be a hit with your geometry unit. As you read "The Greedy Triangle" aloud, the boys and girls "make" each shape with marshmallows and toothpicks - then they complete the chart. Materials needed: mini marshmallows, toothpicks, and paper towels/wor
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This is a 5E math lesson plan using the book "The Greedy Triangle" by Marilyn Burns to teach students how to classify the number of vertices and sides in 2-D shapes. Includes: --Full lesson plan --Suggested questions classified by Bloom's Taxonomy --Math stations --Rubric for assessing student work
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Created to accompany the book "The Greedy Triangle," this worksheet has two parts. Students will be asked to answer four word problems based on their knowledge from the story. Additionally students will be asked to match the polygons (from triangle to dodecagon) to it's description and then write
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This worksheet is a great way to incorporate writing into math! When teaching polygons, I show my students the online video of "The Greedy Triangle" and let them complete the organizer as they watch. Then, after our discussion, students complete the "Think About It" question. This file includes a
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Ever wanted to be something different? The triangle did! Students will love this lesson about a triangle wanting to change it's shape. Based off the book The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns, this lesson has a little bit of everything from math to writing. Students will: -read The Greedy Triang
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Learning about 2D shapes can be so fun! If you are in need of a bulletin board or a follow up activity, look no further! All you need is a copy of "The Greedy Triangle" by Marilyn Burns. Tell students they have to create their own WANTED poster for a missing 2D shape. They will have so much fun
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The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns is a great book to introduce young children to polygons. In the book, the unhappy triangle wants to change into a new shape and so the adventure through the polygons begins! I created 3 activities to accompany the book: a sorting activity with 28 given shapes
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This unit is a literature study of The Greedy Triangle. In this unit, there are eight teaching and learning activities with opportunities for extending the literature study with eight additional activities. In the reading and math activities, there are approximately sixteen Common Core State Standar
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This lesson, together with the help from The Greedy Triangle, is a fun way to challenge students to think outside of the box in order to discover their algebraic capabilities. Through inquiry based-learning, students work together to become problem solvers by creating data charts and displays. It
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Geometry K-2 ELA lesson plans for integrating read aloud into the mathematics curriculum. Also for integrating writing into mathematics. There are matching shape cards to definition, shape and vocabulary words. These cards can be laminated and used as a center or copied and used as interactive noteb
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Learning about Geometry... Listen to the story The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns and complete this activity. It is a great way to introduce polygons to your students. It is interactive, creative, and enjoyable. You can use it on your bulletin board to showcase their work/learning afterwards.
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A second worksheet to follow along with the story "The Greedy Triangle." This worksheet allows children to physically trace the path of transformation the triangle undergoes. They will then be asked to fill in an attribute table with details about each of the shapes we studied. Prior to using wor
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This Socratic seminar plan for discussion is based on the text, a book, "The Greedy Triangle" by Marilyn Burns suitable for grades k-3. My seminar plans are based on the Paideia philosophy. The National Paideia Center's definition of a Socratic seminar is, "A collaborative intellectual dialogue faci
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Common Core asks students to explain their mathematical thinking in a comprehensive manner. What better way than have them interact with Marilyn Burns's book, The Greedy Triangle. This printable is to be used after you finish reading the story to your class. Students think about how geometry is us
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This is a follow up activity that your students can create after listening or reading The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns.
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Use this note-taking sheet along with "The Greedy Triangle" picture book to teach polygons.
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Kids will name the number of sides and angles of each shape and what they were used for.
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The Greedy Triangle Geometry Activity Recording Sheet Use this graphic organizer to accompany Marilyn Burns' "The Greedy Triangle" for an engaging, interdisciplinary interactive read aloud! Students will name and draw each polygon that the triangle turns into throughout the story while recording e
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Students choose a shape from the book and use the template to write about the shape as they did in the book.
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This unit is jam-packed with lesson plans, centers, interactive notebook pages, quizzes, homework pages, and MORE! ***Lesson Plan is EDITABLE and is in PowerPoint format*** You can check
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Geometry 2D Geometry Bundle: (Common Core 3.G.1, 2.G.1, 1.G.1, 1.G.2 Polygons and Shapes) This packet contains over 100 pages of materials to use when teaching students about 2-dimensional geometry. I created them to use with my 3rd grade students and second grade son to make math creative and fun
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This 42 page packet focuses on polygons from triangles to decagons. Specific quadrilaterals including rectangles, squares, rhombuses, trapezoids and parallelograms are also highlighted. There are 16 activities in this packet including a polygon book, concentration game, polygon concept attainment a
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Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! Mentor Sentences with Math Mentor Texts? You bet! There are ten sets of mentor sentences from ten of your favorite math mentor texts, along with a mat
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Please note this product is also available as part of my cost-saving 13 Product 2D Geometry Bundle which includes over 100 pages of games, activities, writing projects, visual
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This cute craft and writing project is a great companion to any 2-Dimentional Shape or Geometry Unit. It is also a great companion to the popular children's story "The Greedy Triangle." This unit includes all of the templates just download and print. My students loved this project and it helped them
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Libraries…Not just for Language Arts Grant Amount: \$1,511.40 Primary Grant Focus: Language Arts & Mathematics Grade Levels Targeted: Pre-K Kindergarten 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Product Website: http://mainstaymath.com/ll-background.htm I was awarded this grant in 2010 and my stu
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After reading the book, The Greedy Triangle by: Marilyn Burns, I had my students complete this geometric mobile that goes up to an octagon. I called it the shape shifter mobile because the triangle visits the shape shifter to get one more side and one more angle. It is important that you have alread
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After the introduction to shapes in my first shape unit: Super Shapes Unit 1 this unit delves into the first Kindergarten CCSS Geometry standard: KG.A.1. KG.A.1. says that s
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Section 1: Pattern Blocks: *17 Pattern Block Patterns *Pattern Block Design Activity *Chinese Tangrams Activity *Printable Tangrams Template *Printable Pattern Blocks Template Section 2: Geo-Boards *30 geo-board design cards *42 geo-board task cards *1 recording sheet *"The Greedy Triangle" Book Ac
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What shape would you be? Write about why and create your own shape person. This activity goes great with geometry units and books like The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns. This document is ready to print and copy directly onto construction paper or card stock to make tracers.
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Rainbow Shapes Activity Pack is a great way to introduce 2-D shapes to your students. There are 11 basic shapes included, each one having its own 8 1/2 x 11 page. You can use the pages to write characteristics of each shape to display in your classroom. They would also make a great shape display
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"Let's Get Into Shapes" is a Common Core aligned math and literacy unit about geometric shapes. This K - 1st grade unit also features activities for the book "The Greedy Triangle" by Marilyn Burns. This great back-to school unit includes: - Anchor Charts - 3D Shapes Attribute Chart - Reading/Math C
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After reading "The Greedy Triangle" by Marilyn Burns in math, students create their own geometry story. The file includes a page with the directions and 4-point rubric, as well as two pages of geometry vocabulary words with definitions.
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This unit contains 20 days of lesson plans and graphic organizers/comprehension worksheets based on the books: * Shape Up! * The Greedy Triangle * Grandfather Tang's Story * Sir Cumference and The First Round Table
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Need a simple way to differentiate? Want to incorporate writing into math? Enjoy using graphic organizers? Want your students to write a nonfiction book using all book parts in math? Then, you should use this product to assess students on what they know about geometry. Three formal graphic organ
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Are you trying to integrate subjects with Common Core? This is the perfect way to integrate math, reading and writing (and many times-social studies)! One of my guided math groups is called "math literacy". I put a children's book, math literacy card and cute stationary in a bag. Students read the b
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This unit covers CCSS 2.G.1 (Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes). The following engaging and hands-on activities to teach this standard are incl
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From triangle to dodecagon, students can learn the names of polygons with cards matching pictures and names to number of sides and angles. They can practice it again with a worksheet to write in sides, angles, and vertices, then color the shapes. This lesson would reinforce the ideas presented in t
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Perfect math center, small group or partner activity to reinforce polygon skills! Have students scan the QR Code at the top to link to a video retelling of Marilyn Burns "The Greedy Triangle." This a You Tube link that has been filtered using www.viewpure.com. So there are no ads to distract your ki
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This unit contains 9 lessons on Geometry. It will help students distinguish the difference between perimeter and area, two and three dimensional shapes, right, obtuse, and acute angles, congruency and symmetry, and lines, line segments and rays. This unit incorporates ELA, science and technology. It
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Based on the book The Greedy Triangle, this presentation was created as a guide for my students to help write a book telling how certain 2D shapes could shift into other 2D shapes. This powerpoint presentation helps students get ideas for creating a creative, fun, and educational geometry work produ
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This PowerPoint discusses the definition of a Polygon, as well as clarification of what the sides and vertices of a Polygon are. I paired this presentation with one of my favorite books about shapes, "The Greedy Triangle". This is great for review or an intorduction to Polygons. Please leave a rat
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This chart outlines the number of sides, polygon name, and an example. This chart was created as a reference resource after reading The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns.
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I created this scavenger hunt type activity as a fun way to introduce students to shapes in the real world. I like to read The Greedy Triangle to students first, and then have students hunt for these shapes around the school! Hope this works well in your classroom! Please take the time to rate this
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This is a follow-up lesson that I pair with The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns. Students can team up or work individually to search the classroom for the following terms. The second page of this is for name tags and I have used these to use to review the geometry terms we discussed. The Scavenger
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180 high-interest, short reading passages with multiple-choice questions provide daily practice for an entire school year! The passages are organized by topic and feature one paragraph of text and 4 questions on one page. This fabulous bundle includes 168 mini-passages with informational text about
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