MA.7.GR.1.2

Solve mathematical or real-world problems involving the area of polygons or composite figures by decomposing them into triangles or quadrilaterals.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Within this benchmark, the expectation is not to find areas of figures on the coordinate plane or to find missing dimensions.
General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 7
Strand: Geometric Reasoning
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
1205020: M/J Accelerated Mathematics Grade 6 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020, 2020 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1205040: M/J Grade 7 Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1204000: M/J Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7812020: Access M/J Grade 7 Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.7.GR.1.AP.2: Decompose complex shapes (polygon, trapezoid, and pentagon) into simple shapes (rectangles, squares, triangles) to measure area.

Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Formative Assessments

Octagon Area:

Students are asked to find the area of a composite figure.

Type: Formative Assessment

Composite Polygon Area:

Students are asked to find the area of a composite figure.

Type: Formative Assessment

Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Modeling with Polygons for 3D Printers:

Understand 3D modeling from a new angle when you learn about surface geometry and 3D printing.

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

MFAS Formative Assessments

Composite Polygon Area:

Students are asked to find the area of a composite figure.

Octagon Area:

Students are asked to find the area of a composite figure.

Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Modeling with Polygons for 3D Printers:

Understand 3D modeling from a new angle when you learn about surface geometry and 3D printing.

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Modeling with Polygons for 3D Printers:

Understand 3D modeling from a new angle when you learn about surface geometry and 3D printing.

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast