Nets of Prisms

Nothing but net! Pupils learn to use nets to create a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional figure. The instructor explains each section of a net of a cube and then of a rectangular prism. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use manipulatives for learners to dismantle as they design their net drawings
  • Learners should have previous experience with three-dimensional figures
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson is most likely review from earlier grades
  • The 22nd lesson in this 40-part series of geometry lessons
Pros
  • Colors in the pictures make the nets easier to visualize
Cons
  • The cube looks more like a rectangular prism, which doesn't match the net drawing
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