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How to make a tangram

The original square is halved into two triangles and those shapes are cut down further to make all pieces in a tangram set.

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Year level(s) Year 1
Audience Student, Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Video
Keywords triangles, trapezoid, parallelogram, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Geometry, Build understanding
Topics Shapes and objects
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMMG022 Recognise and classify familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects using obvious features
National numeracy learning progression Understanding geometric properties - UGP1

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