# Lesson 6 Compose and Decompose Shapes

Let’s make shapes with equal-size smaller shapes.

## Warm-up Notice and Wonder: A Picture of Shapes

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

## Activity 1 Many Ways to Compose Shapes

Mai used pattern blocks to make this design. Work with a partner to make the same design without using any yellow hexagons.

## Activity 2 Compose Shapes with Equal-size Pieces

## Problem 1

What is the same? What is different?

## Problem 2

Compose 3 different shapes using 2, 3, or 4 of the same equal-size shape.

Show the outline of each block on the grid paper.

Name each shape and explain how you composed it.

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## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Here is a pattern block shape Lin made.

Describe the blocks Lin used to make her shape.

Build Lin’s shape using only equal-size shapes.