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Shape Activities for Students Aged 11-13

A selection of resources, published by BEAM, for teachers of mathematics. They include challenging problems and puzzles, open-ended investigations, cross-curricular activities and resources to practise and consolidate students' mathematical understanding. The activities, with their mathematical content, are: *Christmas coordinates - using co-ordinates in the first quadrant to draw a picture *Four-part tangram - using the tangram pieces to produce four sided shapes *Halves - congruency *Making-spirals - following directional instructions (angles and distance) *Mine field - co-ordinates in all four quadrants *Mirrors - symmetrical numbers *Possible or impossible? - shapes that can or cannot be drawn from properties *Quarters - dissecting a square into congruent quarters *Spot the shape - identfiyng shapes by questioning *Triangles and coordinates - puzzle using coordinates in the first quadrant.

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