Grade 4 students describe, analyze, compare, and classify two-dimensional shapes by their properties, including explicit use of angle sizes and the related geometric properties of perpendicularity and parallelism.

By the end of Grade 4, students develop explicit awareness of and vocabulary for many concepts they have been developing, including points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Such mathematical terms are useful in communicating geometric ideas, but more important is that constructing examples of these concepts, such as drawing angles and triangles that are acute, obtuse, and right, help students form richer concept images connected to verbal definitions.

Calculation Method for Domains

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