Kite in a Square


Type: Mini-lesson

Theme: Geometry

Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Source: NRICH.Maths.org

Learning Target: Students will persevere in solving a geometry problem.

Instructions
  1. Provide students graphic or PowerPoint. In groups of two, students will attempt to determine the fraction of the area shaded blue.
    pptxkite-in-a-square.pptx
  2. The problem can be solved in various ways: graphing, systems of equations, geometrically, etc.
  3. Hint: https://www.desmos.com/calculator/f3cdgazhnx

Reference

Exit Ticket
CCSS Math Practice
  • I can make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • I can use appropriate tools strategically.
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts

Samples