For the polygon art, students followed this rubrichttp://mathforthemiddle.com/Documents/Polygon%20Art.pdf, to create either an abstract picture or a recognizable picture. While we'll add more, here are some examples of a students who used at least one of the following polygons to create their pictures.
See if you can find the following polygons in each artwork below:
|Brooke's polygon art|
|Alex's polygon art|
|John's polygon art|
For the polygon posters, students sectioned off their poster into four categories: polygons, non-polygons, concave polygons, and convex polygons. Then they drew several examples of each and wrote explanations to describe each kind. Check out a few examples below:
For the transformation art, students cut out and designed their own polygon on an index card; then they used their polygon to make various polygon transformations: translations, reflections, and rotations.