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Last updated 06 July 2014, created 15 August 2011, viewed 17,055
Problem solving activity in which students identify all the different pentominoes, then fit them into shapes. Promotes discussion on shapes and transformations.
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Love this - so creative! Thank you!!
Really interesting, fantastic idea, thank you very much!
There is hardly a better way of captivating and engaging pupils in geometry!
Great resources. Thank you.
Fantastic for problem solving - I have just used some of this for a observation lesson with Year 5s and it worked really well - they identified all the different pentominoes, then fitted them into shapes. It provided lots of opportunities for talk about reflection, translation etc., and as easily differentiated as well as being an engaging activity - thank you.