Rectangle Space

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Take a coordinated look at rectangles. The task asks pupils to plot the length and width of created triangles in the coordinate plane. Using their plots, scholars respond to questions about rectangles and their associated points on the plane. Learners think about the plot of points of rectangles with given perimeters and areas.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the task within groups, having each member generate a different set of rectangles
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be able to accurately define a rectangle
  • Expects individuals know how to graph points and determine equations of lines
Pros

  • Includes a description and a graph of rectangle space
  • Contains suggestions for extensions to the task
Cons

  • None
Common Core