K.G.A.2

Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.

 
48 Lesson(s)
   

What is a Triangle?

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Positions and Shapes
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Positions and Shapes
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When a Line Bends...A Shape Begins is a great book to use to introduce 2-dimensional shapes. The students will be introduced to all of the basic 2-dimensional shapes and learn about the attributes of a triangle.

 
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where a line bends a shape begins
   

What is a Circle?

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Positions and Shapes
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Positions and Shapes
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What is Round? is a great book to use to look at examples of circles. The students will learn what is means to be round and learn about the attributes of a circle.

 
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what is round
   

Stack, Slide, & Roll!

Kindergarten Math » Unit: 3D Shapes
Kindergarten Math » Unit: 3D Shapes
Michelle Novelli
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lively, engaging activity gets students focusing on not only correct 3D shape names but attributes, as well.

 
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2D/3D Snack Shape Sort

Kindergarten Math » Unit: 3D Shapes
Kindergarten Math » Unit: 3D Shapes
Michelle Novelli
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What better way to kick off 3D shapes than with food and our knowledge of 2D shapes?!

 
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snack
   

Shapes in Our World: Exploring Triangles and Circles

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Geometry
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Geometry
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students have fun exploring the world of shapes as they learn about triangles and circles.

 
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Happening Hexagons!

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Michelle Novelli
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Hexagons are tricky! So close to stop-sign octagons, yet far less common. Plenty of practice is provided here.

 
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hexagon
   

Shape Monsters!

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Michelle Novelli
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kindergartners love making things, and ths activity allows them to create a unique shape monster and practice numbers recording the shapes used.

 
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monsters3
   

Here are the 3D Shapes That I Know

1st Grade Math » Unit: Shapes and Blocks
1st Grade Math » Unit: Shapes and Blocks
Amanda Cole
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students review solid shape names from Kindergarten while also learning the language to explain their key attributes.

 
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Tree Mapping in 3D

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Know Those Shapes!
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Know Those Shapes!
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Identifying 3D shapes in common objects and sorting according to shapes connects the real world to learning shape names and attributes.

 
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Can It! (Cylinders)

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Know Those Shapes!
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Know Those Shapes!
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order to effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a cylinder.

 
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cylinders
   

Super Sleuths: Identifying 3D Shapes In Our World

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Geometry
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Geometry
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students get to apply their knowledge of shapes to the world around them with this interactive lesson.

 
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shape sleuths
   

Shape Detectives: Plane Shapes in Our World

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Geometry
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Geometry
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Shapes are everywhere!! This lesson will open your students' eyes to look for the shapes around them.

 
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plane shapes in our world
   

Remarkable Rectangles

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Michelle Novelli
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Rectangle is SO MUCH like triangle! Those darned angles--they'll get beginning learners! This is a fun way to practice rectangle!

 
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rectangle
   

Introducing 3-D Shapes

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Positions and Shapes
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Positions and Shapes
Christina Yingling-Smith
Wilmington, DE
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students recognize 3D shapes around them, learning their names and attributes by exploring real objects.

 
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3d shapes
   

Chicka Chicka Shape Glyph

Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Kindergarten Math » Unit: Oh, Those Shapes!
Michelle Novelli
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This is one of my favorite Open House activities. We use our shapes to create "mystery" glyphs that are hung in the hallway. Families use the legend to guess their child's glyph!

 
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chicka glyph
Common Core Math
 
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