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Lesson 4 - Communicate About Slides, Flips, and Turns


To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning to Communicate About Slides, Flips, and Turns, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Explain how to make a picture by sliding, flipping and turning shapes.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 336-337



Instructions for Use

Tetris lets your child use slides, and turns to fit shapes together.

Try to fill complete lines to stay in the game. Press the right arrow to slide the piece right. Press the left arrow to slide the piece left. Press the up arrow to turn and the down arrow to move the piece to the bottom of the game.

As your child moves forward in the game, the stages become more difficult and less time is given to complete the placement of the pieces.