Tag Archives: 3-Act math task

154 – penny pyramid, continued

Today we’re doing the sequel, trying to figure out the equation.

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153 – penny pyramid

My geometry kids are working on Penny Pyramid, a 3-Act lesson from Dan Meyer.

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98 – hand constructions

We did 8 constructions today in geometry. These kids have done a lot of GSP, but we haven’t done any more constructions by hand since quarter 1. It was good to do a bunch of similar ones. We ended with dividing a segment into congruent parts. I got pizza for the 11 kids who got […]

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10 – Mr. Stadel’s water vase

Last week was the first time I used a 3-Act lesson for a weekly PS. I used Andrew’s Water Vase with my geometry students. (The kids had to ask for information they think they’d need to solve the problem. If they asked for radius and area, I only gave the radius.) I purposely assign a weekly PS that’s […]

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