Reflection: Grappling with Complexity Assessing Composing and Decomposing Shapes - Section 2: Assessment: Making Hexagon Shapes


Please watch the video link My Reflection on the Assessment as it will inform you what I was looking for with the assessment piece. For an example of a child who clearly understands how to use two shapes to create another shape, please watch the link Student Explanation of Thinking.  There is also a sample of student work (of the assessment) in the resource section.

  Grappling with Complexity: Reflection on Assessment
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Assessing Composing and Decomposing Shapes

Unit 6: Shapes Within Shapes
Lesson 2 of 4

Objective: SWBAT use pattern blocks to compose/decompose shapes that fill an image of a hexagon in at least three different ways and record their solutions on paper.

Big Idea: Knowledge in Action! Today you will find out if the students are understanding the idea of decomposing and composing shapes with pattern blocks.

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Math, Geometry, 1st Grade, Assessing ability to compose and decompose shapes
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