Squares and rectangles 0 Overview Using this Resource Connecting to the Curriculum Marking Student Responses Working with Students This task is about working out how many smaller square and rectangular units are needed to make up larger shapes. The shape above is made up of squares and rectangles. Question 2Change answer a) How many of the smallest squares, , are used to make the smallest rectangle, ? Question 2Change answer b) How many of the smallest squares, , are used to make the biggest square (ACDF)? Question 2Change answer c) How many of the smallest rectangles, , are used to make the biggest rectangle (ABEF)? Task administration: This task can be completed with pencil and paper or online (with auto marking displayed to students). Level: 5 Curriculum info: Maths, Geometry and Measurement, Measurement Keywords: area, unit squares Description of task: Students identify how many smaller square and rectangular units make up larger square and rectangular shapes. Learning Progression FrameworksThis resource can provide evidence of learning associated with Measurement sense, sets 7-8 within the Mathematics Learning Progressions Frameworks.Read more about the Learning Progressions Frameworks. Answers/responses: Y10 (12/97) a) 2 very easy b) 256 [Accept 16 × 16.] moderate c) 64 moderate Diagnostic and formative information: Student response Likely reason b) 128, 64 Calculates area of square other than the biggest (i.e., ACDF). c) 128 Uses the number of smallest squares instead of smallest rectangles.