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# Practice Test

Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts

This activity contains 10 questions.

## Characteristics of the Van Hiele levels indicate

 Proof is the ultimate goal Levels are sequential Levels are age dependent Geometric communication is vital

## In Van Hiele's level zero, Visualization, activities includes all of the following EXCEPT

 Observing shapes Hypothesizing about shapes Sorting and classifying shapes Constructing shapes

## General indicators that are more indicative of level two thinkers include all of the following EXCEPT

 Justify conclusions in geometrical contexts Develop relationships among the properties of shapes Inclination to make and test conjectures in geometrical situations Recognize shapes in the environment

## At level 0, the most important type of activity a teacher can have students work with is to

 Find the similarities and differences of a wide variety of shapes Feel a shape and match it to a certain property Matching the faces of 3-dimensional shapes Sort shapes by recognizing certain properties

## When using a geoboard early on, consider the following tip

 challenge the students to make slanted designs use geoboard dot paper with 5-cm squares teach students to copy their geoboard designs onto paper have enough geoboards in the room for each student to have one geoboard

## Why should we encourage informal proof?

 To create paragraphs in your essay response, type

at the beginning of the paragraph, and

at the end.