As an introduction to geometric shapes and an introduction to using a ruler, students designed and calculated the measurement of their own unique Haunted House or Fall House. We re-used the skills we learned while making our own haunted or fall house when we created our Christmas villages. This could be used for any seasonal activity.
Understand that attributes belonging to a category of two-dimensional figures also belong to all subcategories of that category. For example, all rectangles have four right angles and squares are rectangles, so all squares have four right angles.