# MA.K.GR.1.5

Combine two-dimensional figures to form a given composite figure. Figures used to form a composite shape are limited to triangles, rectangles and squares.

### Examples

Two triangles can be used to form a given rectangle.

### Clarifications

Clarification 1: This benchmark is intended to develop the understanding of spatial relationships.
General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Geometric Reasoning
Status: State Board Approved

## Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5012020: Grade Kindergarten Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7712015: Access Mathematics - Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5012005: Foundational Skills in Mathematics K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

## Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.K.GR.1.AP.5: Recognize that a different figure can be formed by combining two smaller two-dimensional figures. Figures used to form a composite shape are limited to triangles, rectangles and squares.

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## Formative Assessments

Compose a Rectangle:

Students join two right triangles together to compose a rectangle.

Type: Formative Assessment

Can You Make a Rectangle?:

Students are asked to make a rectangle using only squares.

Type: Formative Assessment

Compose a Square:

Students join small squares together to compose a larger square and then justify the new shape.

Type: Formative Assessment

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Can You Make a Rectangle?:

Students are asked to make a rectangle using only squares.

Compose a Rectangle:

Students join two right triangles together to compose a rectangle.

Compose a Square:

Students join small squares together to compose a larger square and then justify the new shape.

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