Give your students a fun and motivating activity to learn about the diagonals of special quadrilaterals. In this hands-on investigation, students will use paper "sticks" in a make believe scenario to discover the properties of diagonals. They will challenge themselves as they ponder, discuss, and experiment with various diagonals. Perfect for the common core classroom as well as any classroom where the teacher wants to give students more interesting and thought-provoking activities.
After doing this two-day investigation, your students will have a much better understanding of the properties of diagonals in special quadrilaterals. You will find yourself referring to this activity often throughout your unit.
This product includes a step-by-step lesson plan, as well as the materials templates, student response forms, interactive notebook pages for gluing, as well as a follow up assignment. Sample answer keys are included.
(This makes a great observation lesson.)