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Thursday, February 01, 2007

Mission Specialists - Geometric Shapes

TO: Mission Specialists

FROM: Commander Stuart

DATE: February 1, 2007

RE: Mission #MAC 221 – Two Dimensional Figures (Similar v. Congruent)

Dear Mission Specialists:

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to help Brosden, Bella and Sofia successfully get out of the Tomb of Curses and Traps. They’ve been given a scroll with the following on it:

This tomb is protected
With curses and traps

Are your only map

Step with care
If you dare

similar shapes
Be very aware

The floor will hold
Only those
smart and bold

Avoid congruent shapes
And your path will be gold

Help the kids get out of the tomb safely! Create what the floor of the tomb might look like on a large scroll of paper.

1. Be sure to create a path of similar figures from beginning to end.
2. Use as many different shapes as you can.
3. Fill up the entire paper. Remember, it is the tomb floor.

You have until 12:30 p.m. today to finish. Challenges will then be held with others group members to safely negotiate your tomb floor. At 12:45 you will be given a written test to assess your knowledge of two-dimensional shapes.

So good luck and remember, the kids lives depend on you!


  • At 5:27 PM , Anonymous Belle said...

    The mission specialists project was really great! I really enjoyed it! Thank you for taking up your time to do it for us! I my self appreciate it!
    your favorite student
    Belle M.

  • At 2:20 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I like the way you are getting your students envolved. Making them think for themselves and to see if they really understand what
    you have taught.

  • At 3:46 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    e mission specialist thing was really fun.I learned a lot to.

  • At 7:09 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Hi Mr. Stuart this is Sandeep from your class and i couldn't email you because i forgot your email address so I am sending a comment and I just realized while doing my homework that
    I forgot my fcat social studies reading book which we had for homework which was pages 120-128 so bye! Also I hope you get this comment!


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