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Surf for More Math

Lesson 2 - Making Shapes

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Making Shapes, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Represent and explain fractions as parts of a whole.


Instructions for Use


Pattern Blocks lets students represent fractions as parts of a whole.


To use Pattern Blocks, click on a shape and drag it onto the workspace. Select a shape by clicking on it. Once selected, the shape can be moved to any location on the workspace. Click on the other tools on the top panel to select and drag, rotate, find more information about the shape, or to clear the workspace. To remove a shape, drag it to the recycling bin.