Model the difference between a reason and an opinion. Before reading, ask the students to listen for the new words from the poster, which were shapes, and see if they could hear how each shape was useful. Some students might stay with one shape throughout the book, others might switch when they felt they had found all the shapes that they were looking for; some students might re-title the book, My Shape Book, and looked for both shapes.
Ask the students to think to themselves about which one is more useful and then share with a partner why either shape is useful. Students were allowed to pick either the triangle or quadrilateral and fill that word in on the top line, then they had to write reasons why the shape was useful.
Ask the students to choose either triangle or quadrilateral and put that on the front cover of their book. Decide on two reasons, and write them down on the poster.
In a class discussion, have the students talk with a partner about what is a useful tool. For the inside, ask students to look around the classroom and find their chosen shape, draw it in their book, then write where they found it.
Do some class sharing on a useful tool and the reasons. After reading, introduce the vocabulary words of triangle and quadrilateral [on page 2 of the Greedy Triangle Useful Poster Guide]. Each page inside should be blank. Read the Greedy Triangle I can Poster together.
While reading, stop after a couple of pages and see if the students can point out how each shape is useful, using the illustration to help. Students should talk about how people in the community use tools.
Student samples of completed writing Setting the Stage: After they finish their books, find some physical objects around the room and asked students to show with fingers what shape they saw in the shape that I displayed.
For example, a carpenter uses a hammer and nails, or a doctor uses a stethoscope. I handed out the Greedy Triangle Notemaker. Fill out the Greedy Triangle Useful Poster Guide on a large poster for the students, using a tool that a partner set had chosen.The Greedy Triangle writing activity Find this Pin and more on ultimedescente.com by Carla M.
The Greedy Triangle - Fun in First Grade Shape Writing To Go With The Story Book "The Greedy Triangle" To use with The Greedy Triangle book. A nice rectangle on its side would work for me! First day exit ticket for my high school geometry classes.
This sample lesson plan uses the book "The Greedy Triangle" to teach about the attributes of two-dimensional figures. The plan is designed for second-grade and third-grade students, and it requires a minute period for two days.
Fill out the Greedy Triangle Useful Poster Guide on a large poster for the students, using a tool that a partner set had chosen. Decide on two reasons, and write them down on the poster. Decide on two reasons, and write them down on the poster.
T's First Grade Class: Geometry The Greedy Triangle Find this Pin and more on Kindergarten math by Dorette Taylor. Learning about shapes in the style of Wassily Kandinsky.
We used the Pixie App to create shapes and label them. I love how the shapes are the same but they are able to distort them a little to see the shapes in a.
The first grade teachers go eat on Fridays. We usually go to Subway because it’s really close. I love the Greedy Triangle writing! Thanks for sharing. Jessica Barbara says. March 31, at am. Adore your shapes and writing activity almost as much as we LOVE this book!!
Thanks for sharing. EnJOY your well-deserved break!
Barbara. The first page of this investigation leaves lots of space for students to get their thoughts down and try and explain triangles in their own words. My kids defined a triangle as having three sides and three points.Download