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Surf for More Math


Lesson 6: Comparing and Constructing 2-D Shapes

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about 2-D shapes. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Create a pictorial representation using 2-D shapes.
Create a model of a 2-D shape.
Compare 2-D shapes.
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Instructions for Use

Pattern Blocks lets students create different patterns by combining different 2-D shapes.

To use Pattern Blocks, select Pattern Blocks from the list of activities. Select either one shape or combinations of shapes to create a pattern. To rotate a shape, click on a vertex and turn it to the right or left as needed. To repeat a pattern, highlight the pattern and click Clone.