Friday, December 9, 2011

Flipin' shapes!

I know it has been a while so its time for a little update!

Last week my class was working with geometric shapes. They did a great job keeping up with their flip-books and taking notes. 

After learning the overwhelming number of ways to classify and name shapes I put them to the test! The students got together in partners and created whatever shape I called out using their handy-dandy peg boards and rubber bands. 

      -----Yes, you read right, rubber bands in the hands of eighteen 5th graders. I was just as skeptical as you are but not a single one flew! Who knew? I am so proud of how well my students worked together. 

Just a few of their masterpieces!

1 comment:

  1. Very impressive shapes! I'm also impressed with their rubber-band restraint. I'm sure my students would have let some fly!