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Jigsaw Puzzle Similarity. A Kern High School District Anchor Task. Jigsaw puzzle. What shapes do you see? Describe them using as many geometric vocabulary words as you can. Jigsaw puzzle. 8. Please create the piece of the puzzle you were assigned.

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Jigsaw PuzzleSimilarity

A Kern High School District Anchor Task

Jigsaw puzzle

What shapes do you see? Describe them using as many geometric vocabulary words as you can.

Jigsaw puzzle

8

Please create the piece of the puzzle you were assigned.

Except, your new puzzle piece needs to be slightly larger.

Where the original measurement was 6, we need the new puzzle to measure 8.

A1B

A2

C D

Jigsaw puzzle

8

Move into your assigned groups and discuss:

How did each person in your group compute the new measurements of the piece(s)?

Did everyone use the same procedure?

Describe each method in words.

Jigsaw puzzle

8

Jigsaw puzzle

8

How many different methods could you use to change 6 to 8? Discuss with your group members and record at least 3 methods.

Which methods do you think can be used to enlarge the square puzzle? Discuss in your group, why do you think each method will or will not work?

A1 B

A2

C D

Jigsaw puzzle

8

Try some of the methods.

Agree on a method as a group.

Each member uses the method to increase the measurements of their piece.

Each member makes their puzzle piece.

Assemble the puzzle.

Record if the method correctly enlarged the square.

A1 B

A2

C D

Jigsaw puzzle

8

Generalize:

What types of rules worked for enlarging the square puzzle?

What types of rules did not work for enlarging the square puzzle?

A1 B

A2

C D

Extension

A1 B

A2

C D

How would you create pieces, so that the new assembled puzzle is a 10x10 square?