To Scale: Mosaic Drawings
Students measure an image of a mosaic floor fragment and create a freehand drawing which replicates its appearance and preserves the same dimensions. They gain practice using rulers and calculating proportions.
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The Road to Proportional Reasoning
Just how big would it really be? Young mathematicians determine if different toys are proportional and if their scale is accurate. They solve problems relating scale along with volume and surface area using manipulatives. The last day of...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Seeing All Sides: Orthographic Drawing
How can your draw three-dimensional figures on paper? The lesson shows pupils how to draw orthographic projections of three-dimensional figures composed of cubes. After viewing a PowerPoint presentation, they practice this skill with...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed