Lesson

Math is Natural: Hair braiding and Patterns

Lesson Overview

The students will discover how the art of hair braiding can be used to teach and learn mathematics.

Duration
Multiple days

Essential Question

How can hair-braiding be used to teach the concepts of shapes, patterns, addition/subtraction word problems?  

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

2

Math

Pictures of children with braided hair

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Lesson Created By: Janice Baines

Lesson Partners: Center for the Education & Equity of African American Students (CEEAAS)