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Do Quadrilaterals Tessellate?

An inspiring resource for learning numeracy

A group activity to explore quadrilateral tessellation

This task is a group activity which poses the statement “Any quadrilateral will tessellate”.

Groups are challenged to justify their response to the statement and give thorough explanations of their decisions.

The activity includes alternative reasoning statements and a sample response to the quadrilateral tessellation statement.

Stage: Level 9 to 10

This resource supports:

Proficiency

  • Problem solving
  • Reasoning

HITS

  • Collaborative learning

Cross-curricular

  • Critical and Creative Thinking

Audience

  • Teachers

Teaching and Learning Cycle:

  • Identify learning goals
  • Assess

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How would you use this resource in your context to foster children and young people’s problem solving?

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