Read It/Build It: Angles for 2nd and 3rd Grade

Q: Will 2nd grade students need to know angle degrees? As in “bend stick into a 90 degree angle”?

A:  Both 2nd and 3rd grade students should be familiar with 45, 90,180 and 360 degree angles.


Q: How will the vocabulary word “segment” be used? Is it a noun or a verb? Is it used more like “take one segment of the straw…” or “segment the stick into two equal halves”?
A: We will be using “segment” as a noun to reflect their math learning. For example the instruction:  “Divide the straw into 3 equal segments.”