Why We’re Here:
- We’ll make our own tessellations from a square base.
- Index cards, pre-printed with a square and a hexagon.
- Tesselations Project sheet
- Opener + Review (15 minutes)
- Demonstrate Square Tessellation (15 minutes)
- Crafty Scissors Project Work Time! (25 minutes)
- Clean Up (5 minutes)
- Homework: Complete Tessellation Project.
- 80% (Arizona Republic)
- Thus far we’ve only investigated the boring tessellations. All squares. Hoo-ray.
- But even cool ones can start with a square.
- Show the cuts. Where do I move this piece I cut so that the shape tessellates?
- So what do you see?
- Do you know what’s special about Chuckles?
- He has friends!
- Do you see the square?
- Give the assignment. Discuss how it should look.
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