# Problem Solving with Pattern Blocks 1 | Math Centers

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Perfect for math centers, fast-finishers, and cooperative learning!

Pattern blocks are not just for primary students! This resource will provide your leaners with engaging puzzle tasks that require critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students must analyze four clues in order to correctly arrange six different Pattern Blocks in a specific order. These tasks are designed to activate and expand students’ logical reasoning skills while reinforcing various geometry concepts. The 36 non-routine activities are available in two different formats: “Task Cards”- for independent work, as well as “Group Clues”- for students to work in groups of four.

What’s Included:
•Organizational and instructional tips
•“Five-Frames” for students to place Pattern Block pieces on
•36 “Task Cards”: Perfect for independent work
•36 “Group Clues”: Allows students to work in groups of four
•Student answer sheets for recording solutions
•Printable Pattern Block Shapes (in color and black-and-white)

Skills Covered:
•Geometry concepts and vocabulary: acute, obtuse, right, congruency, polygons, etc.
•Spatial reasoning
•Visual awareness
•Cooperative learning and communication
•Problem solving and critical thinking

Problem Solving with Pattern Blocks 2
It Takes Two to Tangram
I Heart Tangrams
Brain Power Math: Non-Routine Problem Solving
Time to Tile: Equivalent Fractions
Time to Tile: Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Time to Tile: Adding and Subtracting
Total Pages
57
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Teaching Duration
2 Months

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