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K-5 Math Teaching Resources

Large 5x5 Geoboard Paper

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Accompany a physical Geoboard or use this printed 5x5 Geoboard paper with lines for writing to explore and explain basic geometric concepts.
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K-5 Math Teaching Resources

5x5 Geoboard Paper

For Students K - 5th Standards
Geoboards can take up a lotÂ of space in the classroom; instead use this 5x5 geoboard paper! SixÂ geoboards and lines for writingÂ are included in this multi-use printable and template.Â
Writing
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Shapes on the Geoboard

For Students K - 1st
Create fun shapes on the Geoboard! Your young scholars will have a blast discovering new ways to form familiar and unfamiliar shapes using rubber bands. They choose a favorite shape and record it, then write about their shape. Use these...
Assessment
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Geoboard Squares

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Don't be a square! Help your budding mathematicians discover patterns within squares. Scholars create squares on geoboards and identify patterns in the number of nails, both nails on the edge of the squares and nails within the squares....
Lesson Plan
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Geoboard Area

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore the basic geometric shapes and geometric shape vocabulary through the use of geoboards and virtual geoboards. They create a variety of shapes with a partner, build ten different rectangles on their geoboards, and...
Lesson Plan
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To Half or Half Not

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Jump into equivalent fractions using these fun scenarios for mathematicians to solve. First, they use geoboards to find different ways to divide a rectangle in half. Then, an alien from the planet Fractional is after one half of their...
Lesson Plan
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Geoboard Squares

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create squares of different sizes on a geoboard. They find and describe a pattern. Students use the pattern to determine the number of squares possible on a 10-by-10 geoboard. They create squares with a horizontal base (and...
Lesson Plan
Utah Education Network (UEN)

Geo Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Invite your first graders to compose and decompose two and three-dimensional figures with this fun, hands-on lesson. They investigate and predict the results of putting together and taking apart two-dimensional shapes with rubber bands...
Lesson Plan
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The Greedy Triangle-Intro to Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Â In this geometry instructional activity, learners read The Greedy Triangle and use geoboards to construct geometric shapes. TheyÂ identify the number of sides and angles each shape has.
Worksheet
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Geoboard Activity

For Students 10th
In this geometry worksheet, 10th graders use geoboards or the grid representation of a geoboard to construct the indicated geometric figure. The three page worksheet contains twenty-seven questions. Answers are not included.
Lesson Plan
Pennsylvania Department of Education

Geoboards

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students describe shapes to their classmates using specific properties and practice making triangles on geoboards. In this geoboards lesson plan, students use string on the geoboards.
Lesson Plan
Illinois State Board of Education

Geoboard Areas

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school geometers determine the area of a shape on a geoboard or dot paper and draw figures that meet given area conditions. Working as a class, they develop and discuss various ways to draw geometric shapes with specified...
Worksheet
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Developing an Understanding for Square Roots

For Students 8th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, students discover properties of squares while making squares with a Geoboard. There are two chartsÂ to complete and 15 questions.
Lesson Plan
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Shapes Galore!

For Teachers 1st
First graders create two-dimensional shapes. In this shapes lesson, 1st graders learn about different two-dimensional shapes. Students have many hands-on experiences with these shapes including the use of geoboards, shaving cream, yarn,...
Lesson Plan
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Geometry and Geoboard

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use geoboards and dot paper to experiment with geometric concepts. In this geometry lesson, 6th graders complete four activities using geoboards or dot paper including naming points on a coordinate plan and finding the area...
Lesson Plan
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How Many Units?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Young mathematicians calculate the area of rectangles and squares. In this geometry lesson, learners are grouped in pairs and use geoboards to construct rectangles. They calculate the area of the figure by counting the number of square...
Lesson Plan
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Geo Jammin' - Day 4, Lesson 12: Geo Gee-Hawin'

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners review geometry unit content through a vocabulary/word game. They demonstrate understanding using geoboards to answer questions. They work in groups and it's a race to the correct answer.
Lesson Plan
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Hurray for Arrays and Multiplication

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders begin learning about multiplication using arrays. In this multiplication with arrays lesson, 3rd graders interact with tiles on the overhead as they follow the teacher in making arrays. They write multiplication sentences...
Lesson Plan
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Enrichment Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create enrichment activities for Geoboards, Napier Rods, and Bean Sticks. This includes annotated links to problem solving Internet Sites.
Lesson Plan
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Learning by Logic - Total Surface Area

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Geometers calculate the area of plane surfaces using the formulas for the area of a square, rectangle, and triangle. They develop the formula for calculating the total surface area of two geometric solids: the cube and rectangular prism.
Lesson Plan
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Geoboard Ideas

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students build polygons on their geoboards. In this geometry lesson plan, students build and then draw it on paper and label it. Students then switch with a partner to try an make a symmetrical shape.
Lesson Plan
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Ship Shape

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore shapes. After reading books about shapes, 2nd graders describe the properties of various shapes. They identify shapes if they have been rotated, flipped, or slid. Students create shapes using drawings and geoboards.
Worksheet
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Geoboard House

For Students K - 1st
In this Geoboard House activity, students copy a drawing of a house made on grid paper. Students may also create the shape using a geo board and rubber bands.
Lesson Plan
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Shape Up!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
An outstanding lesson on teaching the basic shapes and polygon names to young geometers is here for you. In it, learners investigate the role of basic polygons in the strength of structures. They use geoboards, rubber bands, streamed...