Topic: Similarity and Congruence |
Mathematics |
| Standard 5. Understands and applies basic and advanced properties of the concepts of geometry |
| | Level II (Grade 3-5) |
| | | Benchmark 4. | Understands that shapes can be congruent or similar |
| | | | Knowledge/skill statements |
| | | | | 1. | Understands the concept of similar shapes |
| | | | | 2. | Understands the concept of congruent shapes |
| | Level III (Grade 6-8) |
| | | Benchmark 2. | Understands the defining properties of three-dimensional figures (e.g., a cube has edges with equal lengths, faces with equal areas and congruent shapes, right angle corners) |
| | | | Knowledge/skill statements |
| | | | | 1. | Understands the concept of a three-dimensional figure |
| | | | | 2. | Understands the properties of three-dimensional figures |
| | | | | 3. | Understands that the properties of a cube include faces that are congruent, faces that have equal areas, edges with equal lengths, and right angle corners |
| | | Benchmark 6. | Understands the mathematical concepts of similarity (e.g., scale, proportion, growth rates) and congruency |
| | | | Knowledge/skill statements |
| | | | | 1. | Understands the concept of similarity |
| | | | | 2. | Understands the concept of growth rate |
| | | | | 3. | Understands the concept of congruence |
| | | | | 4. | Understands the concept of geometric proportion |
| | | | | 5. | Understands the concept of growth rates |
| | | | | 6. | Understands the concept of scale |