Why do this
is an accessible piece of spatial-awareness work and will encourage
children to visualise.
Each child should be given the opportunity to start this with
some practical resources, for example paper, card, plastic squares
How are you finding your solutions?
Show me how the cut-off piece fits so that we get an "L"
Try other even-sized squares - and afterwards look at the
Some pupils may like to have a go at 'near' solutions that do
not work, saying precisely why they do not.
Some pupils may need adult help in trying to cut out the shapes to
see if they work.