## Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Nets vs. Composite Figures - Section 3: Instruction & Teacher Modeling

This reflection discusses the similarities between nets and composite figures.

Developing a Conceptual Understanding: The Similarity Between Nets & Composite Figures

# Nets vs. Composite Figures

Unit 5: Area & Volume
Lesson 8 of 14

## Big Idea: Are you sure that’s a net? Understanding the word “net” as a mathematical term.

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Math, nets (Geom Modeling), Geometry, volume (Determining Measurements), area (Measurement), three-dimensional shapes, composite figures, two
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### Michelle Braggs

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