Illuminations: Polygon Capture

In this lesson, students classify polygons according to more than one property at a time.

In the context of a game, students move from a simple description of shapes to an analysis of how properties are related. This lesson was adapted from an article which appeared in the October, 1998 edition of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

 

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Geometry
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