Proving the Area of Triangles Hands-on activity for interactive notebooks

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Help students discover the area of a triangle by cutting a triangle and fitting it inside of the rectangle it is half of, allowing them to discover the formula on their own. Tell them the formula and they may forget, let them discover it and they will remember it through their self-discovery! This product contains various triangles, starting with the simple right triangle and extending to the more challenging scalene triangle. Then use the task cards in small groups or in a game of scoot.

Table of Contents
-Class exploration of the same right-angled triangles.
Each grid page and matching triangle page has enough for 4 students and are the perfect size for gluing into notebooks. Start with this one as a way to lay the foundation and help students see that a triangle is half of a square. Two options for triangles: with and without grid.

-Exploration of different right-angled triangles.
This can be printed as separate whole pages or two on one for gluing into math journals.Two options for triangles: with and without grid.

-Exploration of different triangles.
This can be printed as separate whole pages or two on one for gluing into math journals. Students may need to see an example prior to doing it themselves. Two options for triangles: with and without grid.

-Large grids and triangles for modeling.

-Set of 20 task cards with answer key.

-2 sets of exit tickets (tickets out the door)


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Total Pages
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Proving the Area of Triangles  Hands-on activity for inter
Proving the Area of Triangles  Hands-on activity for inter
Proving the Area of Triangles  Hands-on activity for inter
Proving the Area of Triangles  Hands-on activity for inter