Series: Focus on the Child

Composing Shapes with Child 12

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A child composes a 6-pointed star shape using pattern blocks in multiple ways.

Focus on the Child videos are taken from one-on-one interviews with individual children. The interviews are designed to elicit evidence of children’s mathematical thinking. They are not teaching episodes or formal assessments.