Reflection: Lesson Planning 3D Shape Hunt - Section 3: Independent Practice

 

Sometimes, in spite of lesson planning and all of my efforts to make learning active and meaningful, life happens… or lockdown drills happen. Technically, we simply changed the school-wide shape hunt and made it a classroom 3D shape hunt.  Students we able to move about and use tally marks to count 3D shapes.

I suppose I could have—maybe should have—returned to the classroom and ended the lesson, but the students were so motivated and excited to count 3D shapes that it made sense to count in the classroom!

  When a Lock Down Happens in the Middle of Math...
  Lesson Planning: When a Lock Down Happens in the Middle of Math...
Loading resource...
 

3D Shape Hunt

Unit 8: 3D Shapes
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: SWBAT locate 3D shapes in the "real world" of the school (or classroom) environment.

Big Idea: Students enjoy getting to walk around the school looking for "real world" examples of the 3D shapes we are learning.

  Print Lesson
3 teachers like this lesson
Subject(s):
Math, Critical Area, models, three-dimensional shapes, shapes, two-dimensional shapes
  45 minutes
happy to get
 
1
2
3
4
Similar Lessons
 
Tree Mapping in 3D
Kindergarten Math » Know Those Shapes!
Big Idea: Identifying 3D shapes in common objects and sorting according to shapes connects the real world to learning shape names and attributes.
  Favorites(2)
  Resources(16)
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
Dawn Gunn
 
Here are the 3D Shapes That I Know
1st Grade Math » Shapes and Blocks
Big Idea: Students review solid shape names from Kindergarten while also learning the language to explain their key attributes.
  Favorites(5)
  Resources(15)
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
Amanda Cole
 
Shape Turkey
Kindergarten Math » Thanksgiving Math
Big Idea: Kindergarten students enjoy completing holiday activities. In this lesson, students become shape detectives.
  Favorites(3)
  Resources(14)
Sterling Heights, MI
Environment: Suburban
Cassandra Joss
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close