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Other

Description:

This 7-page article (PDF) describes a professional development activity utilizing a painting by Wassily Kandinsky to launch an investigation into the conceptual understanding of polygon classification and the area and perimeter of rectangles and triangles. The resource includes a five page activity sheet (PDF) linked on the main page.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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