"On a Sunday evening in the quiet little suburb of Quad Town, Mr. & Mrs. Circular decided to go out for dinner to their favorite pizza place, Diameters, followed by a trip to Circumference Delights to enjoy their favorite dessert, pi. As they came rolling back home, they noticed their home had been broken into!..." Consider purchasing this activity to read the rest of the story.
Students will be asked to solve this puzzling mystery by using their knowledge of the properties of the following quadrilaterals:
* Isosceles Trapezoid
There are many purposes and benefits to this activity, some of which include:
• To use the properties of quadrilaterals in order to solve the mystery
• To enhance critical thinking skills through problem solving
• To engage students by working in groups collaboratively
• To create math conversation in the classroom
Will your students be able to find out who stole the Circular Family's missing pearls? I'd love to hear your feedback!