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Author:Suzanne Alejandre
Description: A classroom activity (also called the Masonry Problem; a variation on polyominoes) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through manipulatives (dominoes). Students explore different possibilities of making brick walls with and without fault lines, using diagram, process, and solution in their problem solving. A teacher lesson plan is provided.

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Patterns/Relationships, Logic/Foundations
Math Ed Topics: Manipulatives, Standards

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