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[Grade 1 Chapter 8 Investigation]

Make a Shape

Investigation Class Book
This is a cover you can print and have students color, for use with the Chapter Investigation.

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Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources for students to use while working on the Chapter Investigation.

Fraction Shapes
Cynthia Lanius, a mathematics teacher currently at Rice University, has provided a useful Web page introducing fractions by using pattern blocks.
http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Patterns/

Shapes (Theme Cluster) -- Science Museum of Minnesota
This collection of Web pages focuses on the theme of shapes and the fact that there are always shapes in the world around us. The site was created by the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul.
http://www.smm.org/sln/tf/nav/shapescluster.html

Quilts, Counterpanes & Throws
The Smithsonian Institution has created this virtual exhibition of quilts on their Web site for the National Museum of American History.

View the quilts and identify shapes and colors.
http://americanhistory.si.edu/quilts/


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