# Building with Shapes

Unit 6: Understanding Shapes
Lesson 3 of 7

## Big Idea: I love blending art and math. I want my students to develop a depth of knowledge for 2D plane shapes and distinguish polygon from non-polygon shapes.

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Math, Two-Dimensional Geometry, Geometry, shapes, First Grade, Compose, construct
35 minutes

### Jennifer Moon

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