Lesson 12 More than One Way to Make a Shape

    • Let’s figure out how many different ways we can make a shape.

Warm-up Which One Doesn’t Belong: Pattern Block Trapezoids

Which one doesn’t belong?

  1. Red pattern block.
  2. 1 blue pattern block. 1 green pattern block.
  3. 3 green triangles, put together to form another pattern block shape.
  4. 3 green triangles, only touch at a point.

Activity 1 Introduce Pattern Blocks, Puzzle Challenge

Pattern block puzzle. Looks like boat with flag at top.
Pattern bloc. 1 yellow hexagon.

Blue pattern block.

Pattern block. 1 green triangle. 

Pattern block. 1 red trapezoid.

Pattern block. 1 orange square.

tan rhombus pattern block

Activity 2 Many Ways to Make a Hexagon


Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.


Build Shapes

Center activity, build shapes.

Pattern Blocks

Center Activity. Pattern blocks.

Less, Same, More

Center. Less, Same, More.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

Fill in the puzzle.

Pattern block puzzle.

Can you fill in the puzzle a different way?