Finding Sides: Support Notes

  1. Sticks
    You may find it helpful to clarify the difference between “sticks” -- thin pieces of wood – and the verb “to stick” – to attach; hold firmly in place. Similarly, something can be described using the adjective “sticky.”  Though, the meaning of "stick,” in the context of the problem, may seem straightforward, the word is essential to the task and it is imperative that students are clear on its meaning.