The beauty of math is found in Tessellations! Explore this unique property of shapes with your students by engaging them in a hands-on application of shapes. Understanding is found when they dive into the lesson and SEE first hand how shapes rotate, slide, and flip.Tessellations are found in nature, architecture, and art!
Photos give you an easy to follow procedure to success with the students. Hand dexterity will be practices as they manipulate a ruler and measure accurately. Using scissors to cut precise shapes and the value of precise measurements will become apparent!
Gifted students thrive with projects to allow them to creatively learn and to differentiate their lessons with choice, creativity and freedom to take it deeper. Give this a try! It is also a wonderful way to highlight your students' work and display for parents and visitors.
Common Core standards are included and a Rubric for your convenience is also provided.