K.G.B.4

Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/"corners") and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).

 
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The Delicious World of Squares and Rectangles

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

The identification of geometric shapes is an important kindergarten math skill. This math lesson allows students to see that shapes are all around us, even in our food!

 
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hamster eating cracker
   

Building Shapes- Review of 2D Shapes

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

What do students love more than building? Building with marshmallows! In this lesson, students get to build shapes with marshmallows and toothpicks.

 
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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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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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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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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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Comparing & Sorting Shapes

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

Two-dimensional shape and three-dimensional shapes are related! Students will use play dough to see how the two kinds of shapes are related. Students will also be able to differentiate between two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes.

 
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2d and 3d shapes
   

Let's Face It: How Plane Shapes Compose 3D Shapes

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

The students have a strong understanding of plane shapes. Now they get to use this information to better understand 3D shapes in this hands-on activity.

 
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Stop, Look, Listen

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Me, Myself and I
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Me, Myself and I
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Finding items in the garden based on the verbal attributes given, helps students develop effective listening skills.

 
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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
   

We're Not Catching Butterflies!! 3D Shapes and Nets

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

An important Common Core standard for kindergarten is comparing and identifying characteristics of shapes. This hands-on lesson will help students develop your students' understanding of 3D shapes and the plane shapes that compose them.

 
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Exploring More Shapes in Our World: Rhombuses and Ovals

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

Most kindergarten students have some knowledge of basic shapes. This lesson expands this knowledge by acquainting them with two shapes they may not be as familiar with.

 
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In the Box: Rectangular Prisms and Cubes

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

Students will have fun learning about 3-D shapes when they explore rectangular prisms and cubes in this interactive lesson.

 
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More 3D Shapes: Learning about Pyramids and Spheres

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

Students will have fun learning about 3-D shapes when they explore rectangular prisms and cubes in this interactive lesson.

 
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pyramid sphere
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