Vocabulary, vocabulary and more vocabulary terms. Geometry is full of them!
We start this math unit with the book The Greedy Triangle , several songs, a Simon Says game and tooth picks to learn basic concepts and terms. So far, we have read along and sang the following songs.
( a mouthful uh?) by Bad Wolf Press.
(This is ta song in our 10 minute Mini Polygon Musical play by Bad Wolf Press.)
The Triangle Song ( You Tube video too!)
By Rockin' Standards
After reading the Greedy Triangle we completed a grid that kept track of sides, angles and vertices before making the shapes from the book with tooth picks and clay. The children quickly realized after labeling their shapes that the number of angles, vertices and lines were the same.
Simon Says show me a...