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Number Talks - Classifying Figures Task Cards

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 20 pages | Years: 4 - 6

Build geometric reasoning with this set of 20 task cards.

Use this set of task cards to easily implement number talks into your classroom.

Number talks are meant to be short, daily maths activities that allow students to have meaningful and highly engaging conversations about maths. Simply show students the front of the card, and ask the prompts on the back. These exchanges will lead to the development of more accurate, efficient and flexible strategies for students.

This card set is a great teaching resource designed to help students classify and sort 2-dimensional figures using attributes such as:

  • the number of sides
  • having parallel and/or perpendicular lines
  • the types of angles they have
  • having congruent sides and/or angles.

Print out the task cards front and back so that the prompts are displayed on the back of each card. The cards can also be put on a ring for added convenience.


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