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Quilt Blocks: Writing in the Geometry Classroom

Timothy Thomas, Michelle Gibson 

September 2005, Volume 99, Issue 2, Page 108

Abstract:
Students can acquire a greater understanding of triangle congruence through this hands-on-activity: constructing a quilt pattern and writing its description for a catalogue. Ultimately, student writers become conversant about the technical geometric jargon.

Keywords:
Article
Teacher Education
Communication
Conceptual Development
Teacher in Training / Preservice Teacher
Grades 9-12
Geometry & Measurement