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Ben Preddy

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Registered: 12/3/04
Posted: Oct 14, 1995 10:01 AM
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I have heard much said about the use of the book "Flatland" in the context
of a Geometry class. I am interested in the idea of using it. I would be
very interested in knowing:

1) In what ways has this book been used? i.e. Why should if have my
students read it? (Just a fun book to read, part of a particular
instructional unit, extra credit project,...)

2) What are some particular focuses for the student? (What are some key
questions to ask students to consider as they read it?)

3) What kinds of post reading assesments have been used, and which have
worked particularly well?

Thanks in advance.

Ben Preddy (610) 565-6115 e-mail:

9 Rampart East
Media, PA. 19063
Teacher: Geometry, Computer Applications - Haverford High School (Penna)

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