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A Physical Situation As a Way to Teach Angle

Valerie Munier, Claude Devichi, and Hélène Merle 

March 2008, Volume 14, Issue 7, Page 402

Abstract:
An experimental sequence to teach angle concept in elementary school shows how children abstract this concept from a real-life physical situation to connect physical and geometrical knowledge. Article describes the four-part lesson used in the study of 3rd and 4th graders. This article has photos and pictures of student work.

Keywords:
Grades 3-5
Conceptual Development
Angles
Teacher
Problem Solving / Problem Posing