Shape Composite Repeater

Constructs and duplicates units of units (shapes made from other shapes) intentionally; understands each as being both multiple small shapes and one larger shape. May continue a pattern of shapes that leads to tiling.


You may see this:

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Other Examples:

  • Children use a shape composition repeatedly in constructing a design or picture. For instance, once a child constructs a "rocket," they are asked to make three more repetitions of the structure.

Help your student become a(n) Shape Composite Repeater

These activities encourage children to use a composition of shapes that they have created repeatedly, intentionally, and systematically. That is, provide activities that encourage children to anticipate that when they create a composite, they can re-use it again and again.

Make a Pair
Make a Pair
Paper Quilts
Paper Quilts

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.