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Mining Shapes

For Teachers K
In this 2-D shapes instructional activity, kindergarteners review plane shapes attributes. They engage in a shape hunt in the classroom and create art using plane shapes. A good, hands-on instructional activity!
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Branding Circles, Squares, Rectangles, Triangles

For Teachers K
Compare and classify 2-D shapes! Kindergarteners inspect the attributes of plane shapes and examine shapes in everyday life. They label the circles, squares, rectangles, and triangles they find. This is the website where you can find the...
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Shapes

For Teachers K
Learners participate in a number of hands-on shape-related activities. They match and sort shapes by attribute, read books about shapes, complete shape art projects and explore and compare parts of shapes.
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Shapes are Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd
Multiple strategies in this lesson plan will enhance learners' knowledge of shapes. First, they will work in pairs to guess and explain a solid shape using math terms. Then, the class will observe a photograph of a large city and...
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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 1)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Challenge your class to construct a definition for trapezoids. Looking at four examples and four non-examples, students individually create definitions and use them to classify an unknown shape. Allow for small group and whole-class...
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Classifying Shapes and Figures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders classify geometric shapes and figures. In this geometry lesson, 4th graders use cut-outs of shapes and identify the faces and sides of each shape. Students use marshmallows and toothpicks to construct various shapes.
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Classifying Triangles Based On Properties of Angles

For Teachers 5th Standards
The interactive lesson featured here calls for the use of a Smartboard for sorting and classifying shapes. Then, pupils discuss the rules they followed for sorting their shapes, particularly focusing on the properties of angles. While...
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Roundup Shapes

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Let's study 2-D shapes! Young mathematicians compare and classify shapes according to attributes. They evaluate shape riddles and predict the shape being described. Here is the website where you can find the lesson...
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Compare 2-D Shapes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore and analyze plane shapes. In this plane shapes lesson, 2nd graders evaluate shape attributes to classify shapes correctly. Students work in groups to create different shapes.
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Shapes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify attributes of different geometric shapes. In this geometry lesson plan, students view a  PowerPoint presentation on shapes and use attribute blocks to examine the corners and edges of each shape. Students work together...
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Sorting and Classifying

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are engaged in sorting and classifying geometric shapes of various colors and sizes. They discuss the properties of these shapes and illustrate a range of classifications using Venn diagrams.
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Paper Folding 2D and 3D Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Looking for a creative hands-on geometry lesson? Middle schoolers engage in a paper folding activity and create 2D and 3D shapes. They fold eight shapes, following the directions on this worksheet. It's a great way to illustrate these...
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Roundup Shapes

For Teachers K
Shapes are all around us! Kindergartenrs identify shapes in their world and guess the shape being described. They participate in a shape hunt.
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What Is In A Shape?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the concept of creating different shapes using tangram pieces. They determine a number of combinations that can be used to create different shapes. Each student creates their own set of tangram shapes by cutting them...
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Shapes Around Us

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners use manipulatives to study shapes. They sort shapes and use correct geometric terminology to describe them. Students find real-life examples of 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, and classify figures in their classroom according to...
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Classifying Three-Dimensional Shapes

For Teachers 7th
Compare geometric solids based on their properties. Your emergent geometers use spaghetti and marshmallows to build models so they can examine the number of faces, edges, and vertices on polyhedra of their own creation. Resource includes...
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Three Dimensional Shapes

For Teachers 3rd
Geometry can be fun when you read books like, Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes by Stuart J. Murphy. Using the book and concrete objects, pupils will identify basic 3-Dimensional shapes and their properties. They will then use a...
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3-D Figures Part 1

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore 3-D shapes. They transition from thinking of shapes as only 2-D. Pupils read Cinderella as a launching activity for their upcoming adventure, and explore a new world of 3-D shapes in this introductory lesson.
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Shaping Up with Nature at Black Bayou Lake

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students visit a local lake refuge and identify shapes they find in nature. They take pictures of the various shapes and use KidPix to draw shapes around the shapes in the pictures. They watch a slideshow of all the shapes found by their...
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Classifying Triangles

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Building on young mathematicians' prior knowledge of three-sided shapes, this lesson series explores the defining characteristics of different types of triangles. Starting with a shared reading of the children's book The Greedy Triangle,...
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3 dimensional shapes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students play a bingo game to classify 3 dimensional shapes. In this 3 dimensional shapes lesson plan, students identify, describe, and classify shapes by playing a bingo game.
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Classifying Polygons

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students classify geometric shapes. In this polygon lesson, students use the computer program Geometer's Sketchpad as well as tangrams to explore polygons. Students compare and contrast the different shapes to classify them.
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Classifying Geometric Figures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders recognize and classify geometric figures. For this geometry lesson, 4th graders read the books Shape Up and The Greedy Triangle and prepare a short report on the shapes mentioned in the text. Students compare the polygons...
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Study Jams! Classify Quadrilaterals

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Face the vertex of two-dimensional shapes and discover what each figure requires as part of its classification. With one shape per slide, learners see what makes each shape special and compare it to others with similar qualities.