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MATH
Grandfather Tang's Story

Submitted by: I Love That Teaching Idea! Staff
From: SLC, Utah
Date Submitted: September 15, 2001

Check out the book, Grandfather Tang's Story by Ann Tompert (Dragonfly Books). Give each student their own set of tangram pieces to manipulate at their desks. As you read the story aloud, manipulate your own set of tangram pieces on an overhead to show the kids what animal is being created in the story. Students will follow by trying to do the same. After you've read and discussed the story, challenge your students to try and make other objects or animals themselves, using their pieces. You could even do this in cooperative groups where students write an additional story using their group's tangram creations.

     
 

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