ERIC Number: EJ668729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Classify and Capture: Using Venn Diagrams and Tangrams To Develop Abilities in Mathematical Reasoning and Proof.
Moyer, Patricia S.; Bolyard, Johnna J.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v8 n6 p325-30 Feb 2003
Presents a game of classifying objects according to their attributes using a three-set Venn diagram, then analyzing the classification of the objects to determine their accuracy. Requires students to capture opponents' game pieces (tangrams) by making mathematical arguments that identify misplaced pieces. (YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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