If you think foldables are only useful for elementary students, think again! The Enlightened Elephant shows us they work perfectly in middle-grade math, too.
She shows us two examples of how her students use foldables. One was a 6-top tab booklet foldable that explains that different types of angles (complementary, supplementary, corresponding, etc). Students had to draw an example of each type and then create and solve a problem with each tab.
They also made a shutterfold foldable to show quadratic functions in standard and vertex form. Inside, they demonstrated both forms, created a problem to solve, and graphed their answers.
I really love seeing various uses of foldables, and I love that they're versatile to use in virtually and subject and grade level.
How can you add foldables to your math lessons?