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New York State Common Core Math Module 5, Grade 6, Lesson 16
Lesson 16 Student Outcomes
Students construct nets of three-dimensional objects using the measurements of a solid's edges.
Lesson 16 Classwork
Sketch the faces in the area below. Label the dimensions.
Exercise 1: Rectangular Prisms
a. Use the measurements from the solid figures to cut and arrange the faces into a net.
b. A juice box measures 4 inches high, 3 inches long, and 2 inches wide. Cut and arrange all faces into a net.
c. Challenge Problem: Write a numerical expression for the total area of the net. Explain each term in your
Exercise 2: Triangular Prisms
Use the measurements from the triangular prism to cut and arrange the faces into a net.
Exercise 3: Pyramids
Pyramids are named for the shape of the base.
a. Use the measurements from this square pyramid to cut and arrange the faces into a net. Test your net to be
sure it folds into a square pyramid.
b. A triangular pyramid that has equilateral triangles for faces is called a tetrahedron. Use the measurements
from this tetrahedron to cut and arrange the faces into a net.
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