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

Identify different examples of quadrilaterals.

Essential Understandings


  • Sort shapes into quadrilaterals and non-quadrilaterals.
  • Count the number of sides to identify different examples of quadrilaterals (e.g., square, rectangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, rhombus, etc.).
  • Understand the concept of same and different.
General Information
Number: MAFS.3.G.1.AP.1b
Category: Access Points
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.

Related Standards

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
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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