During our inquiry into triangles with my grade 6 MYP class, we reached for old-fashioned technology – and with great results! Students were really engaged throughout this activity.
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I started by giving students an example of triangles with their identities written inside, and they had to label these. For example, acute and isosceles, students had to identify the acute angles within that triangle and then had to indicate the two sides that are of equal length in order to make it an isosceles triangle.
Here is a great example of two of the pieces of work the students produced:
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