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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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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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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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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 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 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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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*If yo
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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After reading the Greedy Triangle, students can create their own Greedy Triangle booklets!
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The Greedy Triangle takes the reader to fast change of pace. He changes throughout the book. Students will be seeing the difference with the triangle from beginning to end.
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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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An activity to supplement "The Greedy Triangle" by Marilyn Burns. A polygon and solid object hunt for your classroom. If you need any edits, please feel free to email me, and I will do my best to make this sheet suit your needs! Happy teaching!
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Guided Reading/Read Aloud Plan for The Greedy Triangleby Marilyn BurnsGuided Reading Level N-vocabulary picture word wall cards organized by chapter (perfect for ESL ELL students) -vocabulary worksheet for students -comprehension questions for each chapter
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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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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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