Classifying Triangles by Sides & Angles for 4th-6th grade
I created these task cards to be used with my 5th graders for our Geometry unit. However any grade can use them for enrichment or review. I use task cards quite frequently and my kids love them.
Usually, my students will use these cards to practice at their table groups while I work with small groups in the back of my classroom. However, you can also set these up as a Math Workshop station or as a Scavenger Hunt around the room or hallways.
The QR code ensures that my students are not practicing incorrectly. Each task card comes with a code that students can scan on iPads, phones or computers. The QR code immediately pulls up the answer. Students can check their work and figure out if they made a mistake or not. There is also an answer key included that students can use without using the QR codes.
This version contains 28 task cards designed for 4th -6th grade but can be used as a review or enrichment in different grades.
- Task Cards #1-8 Students classify triangles by their sides – includes a list of choices
- For Task Cards # 9-16 Students classify triangles by their angles – includes choices
- Finally, for Task Cards #17-28 Students classify triangles by both sides and angles (no choices)
The choices allow students to practice classifying them correctly with assistance before giving them the card that do not have each of the types of angles/sides listed.
The best part about the QR codes, is that if the students make a mistake, they can figure out where they went wrong and correct their mistakes. This provides instant feedback, even when the teacher is not right beside them.
The only prep and materials that are required are a printer, scissors and some lamination (optional). I also have a set of these in black and white that I have cut out and glued to colored paper since our printer at school is only black and white. I usually laminate everything so that I can reuse them year after year.
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