Use this task to assess students’ knowledge and understanding of properties of shapes, and language they use when describing common features.
|Year level(s)||Year 1, Year 2, Year 3|
|Purpose||Assessment advice, Assessment task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Feedback|
|Strand and focus||Space|
|Topics||Shapes and objects|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Make, compare and classify familiar shapes; recognise familiar shapes and objects in the environment, identifying the similarities and differences between them
Recognise, compare and classify shapes, referencing the number of sides and using spatial terms such as "opposite", "parallel", "curved" and "straight"
Make, compare and classify objects, identifying key features and explaining why these features make them suited to their uses
Understanding geometric properties (P2, P3)
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