Strand: GEOMETRY (2.G)

Reason with shapes and their attributes.

Standard 2.G.2

Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of squares.

• Grade 2 Mathematics Module 6: Foundations of Multiplication and Division (EngageNY)
Module 6 lays the conceptual foundation for multiplication and division in Grade 3 and for the idea that numbers other than 1, 10, and 100 can serve as units. Topics in this module include: Formation of Equal Groups, Arrays and Equal Groups, Rectangular Arrays as a Foundation for Multiplication and Division, and The Meaning of Even and Odd Numbers.
• Representing Half of a Rectangle
This task is for assessment purposes, providing a context for indentifying different ways of representing half of an object, a rectangle in this case. The task may also be used for instructional purposes but if so the teacher may wish to introduce some other ways of showing one half of the rectangle, such as dividing along a diagonal (and shading in one piece) or dividing it into four equal pieces, shading in two pieces that only touch at a corner.
• Single Fraction Pointer
This activity was designed to help students better understand fractions by practicing dividing a whole into a fraction and visualizing fractions on a number line.
• USBE Core Guide for Domain: Geometry (2G2)
This math guide provides academic vocabulary, instructional strategies, teacher resources, and assessment tasks for the Geometry domain.

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