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- K.G.A.1Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.
- K.G.A.2Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
- K.G.A.3Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, "flat"Â) or three-dimensional ("solid"Â).

2D/3D Snack Shape Sort

Kindergarten Math

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3D Shapes

Big Idea:What better way to kick off 3D shapes than with food and our knowledge of 2D shapes?!

Comparing & Sorting Shapes

Kindergarten Math

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Positions and Shapes

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.

Tree Mapping in 3D

Kindergarten Math

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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.

Super Sleuths: Identifying 3D Shapes In Our World

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students get to apply their knowledge of shapes to the world around them with this interactive lesson.

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

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Geometry

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.

There's Six Sides To This Story - It's a Hexagon!

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Know Those Shapes!

Big Idea:Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a square.

Exploring Cylinders and Cones

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Geometry

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

I Scream, You Scream - It's a Cone!

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Know Those Shapes!

Big Idea:Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a cone.

2-D & 3-D Shapes Centers

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Positions and Shapes

Big Idea:In order to pull small groups during math instruction, the rest of the students need engaging activities that they can complete independently. These centers allow students to practice identifying and matching shapes and review the numbers 0 to 10.

I Reckon It's a Rectangle!

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Know Those Shapes!

Big Idea:Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a square.

Circles All Around!

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Know Those Shapes!

Big Idea:Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a circle.

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

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Geometry

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.

Tri, Tri, Tri angle!

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Know Those Shapes!

Big Idea:Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about different types of triangles.

It's All Equal to Me! (talking about squares)

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Know Those Shapes!

Big Idea:Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a square.

What Have We Learned? (Positions and Shapes)

Kindergarten Math

Â» Unit:

Positions and Shapes

Big Idea:After completing a unit on positions and shapes, a summative assessment is given to gain information about what the students have learned! Assessing in small groups helps students focus and do their best on the assessment!

K.G.A.1

Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.

K.G.A.2

Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.

K.G.A.3

Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, "flat"Â) or three-dimensional ("solid"Â).