The student must be able to create two-dimensional figures, including circles, triangles, rectangles, rhombuses, and hexagons. The students must be able to see that a square is a special rectangle. Students must also be able to explain and justify their mathematical ideas and arguments concerning the variety of shapes.
Read the statements below. You will need paper and pencil.a) Draw a rectangle on your paper.
b) On your paper, draw a different rectangle and explain how it is different than the first rectangle you drew.
c) On your paper, draw a figure with 4 straight sides that is not a rectangle. Explain why it is not a rectangle.
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1.6 Geometry and measurement. The student applies mathematical process standards to analyze attributes of two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional solids to develop generalizations about their properties. The student is expected to:
(C) create two-dimensional figures, including circles, triangles, rectangles, and squares, as special rectangles, rhombuses, and hexagons