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Sketching 3D objects in the environment

  • Grade: Grade 5
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Sketching 3D objects in the environment

Grade 5
Geometry - 3D Objects
Draw three-dimensional shapes
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  • 5 – Grade 5
    • 5.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 5.MD.3 – Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

          • 5.MD.3.a – A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.

  • Year 3
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Shape

        • ACMMG063 – Make models of three-dimensional objects and describe key features

  • Year 5
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Shape

        • ACMMG111 – Connect three-dimensional objects with their nets and other two-dimensional representations

  • 5 – Year 5
    • 5.GM – Geometry and measurement
  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 6.GM.3 – Sort two- and three-dimensional shapes (including prisms), considering given properties simultaneously and justifying the decisions made

      • 6.GM.5 – Identify nets for rectangular prisms

      • 6.GM.6 – Draw or make objects, given their plan, front, and side views

  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 7.GM.4 – Sort two- and three-dimensional shapes into classes, defining properties and justifying the decisions made

      • 7.GM.6 – Create or identify nets for rectangular prisms and other simple solids

      • 7.GM.7 – Draw plan, front, side, and perspective views of objects

  • KS2.Y3 – KS2 Year 3
    • Year 3 programme of study
      • KS2.Y3.G.PS – Geometry - properties of shapes

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y3.G.PS.1 – Draw 2-D shapes and make 3-D shapes using modelling materials; recognise 3-D shapes in different orientations and describe them