## Reflection: Joy Take Apart 2D Shapes - Section 1: Activating Strategy

My students really enjoyed this story and were actively engaged while I was reading it.  The illustrations really got them to think about all the different ways we see and use shapes in our lives. I like to begin new concepts with a read aloud, as it can set the tone for the lesson and it creates a fun and engaging atmosphere.

# Take Apart 2D Shapes

Unit 5: Geometry
Lesson 14 of 18

## Big Idea: Let's break it down! In this lesson, students will look at a new shape and decompose it into smaller shapes.

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### Lisa Murdock

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