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# Problem Solving with Pattern Blocks 2 Math Centers

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4th - 7th, Homeschool
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78 pages
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### Description

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 five clues in order to correctly arrange six different Pattern Blocks in a specific arrangement within a 5 x 4 “Matrix-Frame.” These tasks are designed to activate and expand students’ logical reasoning skills while reinforcing various math 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 up to five.

What’s Included:

•Organizational and instructional tips

•“Matrix-Frame” 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 three to five

•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

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Total Pages
78 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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