Counting Embedded Figures

This Counting Embedded Figures lesson plan also includes:

Triangles within triangles within triangles—sounds simple, right? Groups investigate given shapes and count the number of embedded figures. They create algebraic expressions to represent any patterns they discover.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Resource suggests grouping learners with different learning styles
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have experience writing algebraic expressions to model situations
  • Scholars may need scissors if cutting out shapes from the given templates

  • Includes a separate worksheet for each of four activities
  • Provides some assessment options and extension activities

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