## Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Forming 2D shapes - Section 3: Independent Practice

We have been studying shapes on and off for awhile, but it had been a few days sense we had been on the topic. My independent practice was set up at a station for students to rotate through and some of them were struggling with remembering the names of different shapes as they went through their play cards. I had them help me draw the shapes on the board and label them to give them something to refer to. This was a quick activity and helped them connect to their prior knowledge from when we first started our shape unit and will assist them in using correct mathematical vocabulary for geometry.

Connection to Prior Knowledge: Shapes

# Forming 2D shapes

Unit 6: Understanding Shapes
Lesson 5 of 7

## Big Idea: It's like putting a puzzle together! This lesson will assist my students in describing geometric shapes by their attributes by combining them together to form other composite shapes.

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Math, Geometry, shapes, First Grade, composite
30 minutes

### Jennifer Moon

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