Monday, February 16, 2009

If It Walks Like a Duck...

In geometry we work a lot on helping students draw pictures from word problems. Here's an example from the very beginning of the course: "Draw a rectangle DUCK with sides UC=5 and CK=6. (Hint: Drawing the picture is the hard part. The rest is easy). (a) Find the area of DUCK. (b) Find the perimeter of DUCK."

And here is why I love my new group of geometry kids:






3 comments:

Linda said...

Not only do your students have math aptitude, they also have some real artistic talent as well. I am impressed.

SWE said...

I like this assignment. Where on earth were you when I was in geometry class?!

Jen of A2eatwrite said...

Definitely looks like a fun group!