On a full page in the back of your exercise book draw a perfectly regular pentagon.
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Note to teacher: This activity could be used to revise finding the size of angles in regular polygons followed by a pencil, ruler and protractor construction. Pupils might be surprised to learn that there is also a nice origami solution!
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Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:
However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.
It is quite easy to draw a perfect pentagon using the repeat command in Logo. Follow the link below for an online version.
It is also possible to fold a kite from an A4 sheet of paper. Follow the link below for more information.
See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.