Access Point #: MAFS.3.G.1.AP.1aArchived Access Point

Identify the attributes of quadrilaterals.
Clarifications:

Essential Understandings

Concrete:

  • Use manipulatives to count the number of sides to determine if the shape is a quadrilateral.
  • Use manipulatives to count the number of vertices or angles to determine if the shape is a quadrilateral.
Representation:
  • Use a pictorial representation, count the number of sides to determine if the shape is a quadrilateral.
  • Use a pictorial representation, count the number of vertices or angles to determine if the shape is a quadrilateral.
  • Understand the concepts and vocabulary of sides, quadrilateral, vertices, angles.
General Information
Number: MAFS.3.G.1.AP.1a
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14
Cluster: Reason with shapes and their attributes. (Supporting Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

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5012050: Grade Three Mathematics
7712040: Access Mathematics Grade 3
5012055: Grade 3 Accelerated Mathematics
5012015: Foundational Skills in Mathematics 3-5

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