MA.912.GR.4.1

Identify the shapes of two-dimensional cross-sections of three-dimensional figures.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Instruction includes the use of manipulatives and models to visualize cross-sections.

Clarification 2: Instruction focuses on cross-sections of right cylinders, right prisms, right pyramids and right cones that are parallel or perpendicular to the base.

General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 912
Strand: Geometric Reasoning
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
1200400: Foundational Skills in Mathematics 9-12 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1206310: Geometry (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1206320: Geometry Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1206315: Geometry for Credit Recovery (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7912065: Access Geometry (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.912.GR.4.AP.1: Identify the shape of a two-dimensional cross section of a three-dimensional figure.

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Formative Assessments

Inside the Box:

Students are asked to identify and draw cross sections of a rectangular prism and to describe their dimensions.

Type: Formative Assessment

Slice of a Cone:

Students are asked to sketch, describe, and compare three horizontal cross sections of a cone.

Type: Formative Assessment

Slice It:

Students are asked to identify and describe two-dimensional cross sections of three-dimensional solids.

Type: Formative Assessment

Mudslide:

Students are asked to create a model to estimate volume and mass.

Type: Formative Assessment

Square Pyramid Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a square pyramid.

Type: Formative Assessment

Rectangular Prism Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a rectangular prism.

Type: Formative Assessment

Cylinder Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a cylinder.

Type: Formative Assessment

Cone Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a cone.

Type: Formative Assessment

Working Backwards – 2D Rotations:

Students are given a solid and asked to determine the two-dimensional shape that will create the solid when rotated about the y-axis.

Type: Formative Assessment

Original Student Tutorial

Ninja Nancy Slices:

Learn how to determine the shape of a cross-section created by the intersection of a slicing plane with a pyramid or prism in this ninja-themed, interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiasts

Reflections, Rotations, and Translations with Additive Printing:

Transform your understanding of 3D modeling when you learn about how shapes are manipulated to arrive at a final 3D printed form!

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

3D Modeling with 3D Shapes:

Complex 3D shapes are often created using simple 3D primitives! Tune in and shape up as you learn about this application of geometry!

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

MFAS Formative Assessments

Cone Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a cone.

Cylinder Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a cylinder.

Inside the Box:

Students are asked to identify and draw cross sections of a rectangular prism and to describe their dimensions.

Mudslide:

Students are asked to create a model to estimate volume and mass.

Rectangular Prism Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a rectangular prism.

Slice It:

Students are asked to identify and describe two-dimensional cross sections of three-dimensional solids.

Slice of a Cone:

Students are asked to sketch, describe, and compare three horizontal cross sections of a cone.

Square Pyramid Slices:

Students are asked to sketch and describe the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing a square pyramid.

Working Backwards – 2D Rotations:

Students are given a solid and asked to determine the two-dimensional shape that will create the solid when rotated about the y-axis.

Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 9-12

Ninja Nancy Slices:

Learn how to determine the shape of a cross-section created by the intersection of a slicing plane with a pyramid or prism in this ninja-themed, interactive tutorial.

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorial

Ninja Nancy Slices:

Learn how to determine the shape of a cross-section created by the intersection of a slicing plane with a pyramid or prism in this ninja-themed, interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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