A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

Hexagon

Hexagon


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  • They bring their protractor and compasses to every Maths lesson but how often do they get to use them? They are expected to have the skills to construct accurate scale drawings so they do need regular practice. This starter is an opportunity for your pupils to do some accurate drawing.

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Hexagon construction

Drawing of a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle showing animated strightedge and compass
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Laptops In Lessons

Teacher, do your students have access to computers?
Do they have iPads or Laptops in Lessons?

Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

Laptops In Lessons

Here a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments.

Transum.org/go/?Start=May13

Students can use Logo to draw a hexagon using the repeat command.

Here is a link to another activity based on finding hidden polygons:

Transum.org/go/?to=shapestars

Student Activity

 

Curriculum Reference

See the Common Core Math Standards page for links to related online activities and resources.


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