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I Know My Shapes

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Shapes are here, there, and everywhere! The collection is organized in such a way that the beginning resources introduce youngsters to various 2-D shapes. They identify, name, and draw these shapes before recognizing shapes in the real...
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Shapes Are Everywhere

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Interact with the shapes in this collection, by identifying basic shapes, making new shapes, and discovering these shapes in our environment. It is perfect for displaying on a whiteboard that class members can interact with. A week's...
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...
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Classifying 3D Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Get help when teaching 3D shapes in Geometry by using these resources to introduce classification, practice labeling, and apply this knowledge to other types of problems.
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Use Nets to Represent Three-Dimensional Figures and Find Surface Area (6.G.A.4)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The nine resources in this collection model how to explore surface area with different shapes and how to use nets to help visualize these shapes. The last two videos in the series are application-based and test the skills developed by...
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 3: Similarity

For Teachers 8th Standards
The concept of similarity is the focus of a module designed to boost eighth grader's math skills. Scholars examine the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity, dilations, and the Pythagorean Theorem. The module consists of 14 lessons and two...
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Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....
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High School Math Handouts

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
A collection of different resources can augment any math curriculum. Sheets can be printed, posted on the wall, or emailed to students for use in the classroom.
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Middle School Math Handouts

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Need a hand with handouts? Here are several guides that offer help where help is most needed. Full of formulas and examples, there's something in this collection for everyone. 
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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 6: Geometry

For Teachers 6th Standards
Twenty-seven lessons make up a math module designed for seventh graders to focus on the concept of geometry. Topics include angles, triangles, parallelograms, three-dimensional figures, and measurement using volume and area. Two...
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The Concept of Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the factors that shape identity? A Separate Peace is the anchor text for a nine-lesson unit, designed for a Gifted and Talented English language arts program, that uses a variety of approaches to literary criticism to identify...
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Find the Area of Triangles, Quadrilaterals, and Polygons (6.G.A.1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Before diving into the formulas for area, show where the formulas connect to the shape of the figure. The four videos look at different shapes and by decomposing them, they end up relating directly to their area formula.
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Women's History Unit

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Use these four detailed lesson plans (and extra materials) to explore the rich history of influential women in the United States. Use this unit in celebrating Women's History Month, or while studying women that have shaped the history of...
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Maker projects & 3D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
The study of three dimensional objects can bring out the natural maker and builder in your students. This collection explores three dimensions through the use of maker projects, 3-D nets, and studies of area and surface area. The...
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Poetry is Not a Chryme

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A poem: Here's a collection to share your love and affection of poetry. Steer your students in the direction of this collection on poetry. Incorporate this collection on poetry in the classroom, or during April to celebrate National...
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Common Core Math: 6th Grade

For Teachers 6th Standards
Need some help aligning your 6th grade math curriculum to Common Core? Here is a collection complete with a resource for every standard in the curriculum. While many of these resources cover multiple math standards, the main one...
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Rockin' English Lessons: Rockin' Vocab

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Support English language development with a collection of 19 videos created by Rockin' English. Each music video adds a melodic tune to your language instruction equipped with hand-drawn animation and the song's lyrics for singing loud...
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Farm Printables Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Teach your class about the farm with the ABCmouse.com! This collection includes coloring pages, a word search, and color-by-numbers pages. Access these and thousands of other resources for Preschool through 2nd grade at...
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Harmony Day Lessons

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Elementary school learners will love this exploration of diverse cultures and religious beliefs. There are thirteen lessons that will have kids create mosaics, analyze popular song lyrics, and learn the keys to a successful class...
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Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Connect geometric shapes to your learners' lives with this worksheet. In order to complete this worksheet, young scholars must discover examples of triangles, squares, and circles at school, at home, and outdoors and list them on a...
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The Greedy Triangle-Intro to Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
 In this geometry lesson, learners read The Greedy Triangle and use geoboards to construct geometric shapes. They identify the number of sides and angles each shape has.
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What Am I?: Geometric Shape Riddles

For Students 1st - 3rd
Combine literacy, problem-solving, and geometric shape recognition with this riddle instructional activity. Scholars solve 4 riddes, naming the shape described in each. Descriptions are in first person, and include a real-life...
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Bodies In Motion: Shapes and Gestures

For Teachers K
Students use geometric shapes to describe body parts. In this geometry lesson, students use geometry vocabulary as they discuss body parts. They practice drawing bodies using shapes based on a wooden model that is poised to show specific...
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Geometric Shapes Three

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geometric shapes worksheet, students examine six shapes and label each of them with the correct names from the word bank.
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Geometric Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
Your mathematicians can find geometric shapes anywhere! Help them practice by examining this shape-identification worksheet, in which they look at 3 images and find the shapes they recognize in a house, a snowman, and a ship. Consider...
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Radial Balance Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a radially balanced design using geometric shapes which exhibits their prior knowledge of symmetry. They use a kaleidoscope image to develop a design using markers or colored pencils.
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Shapes Make Form

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students combine geometric shapes. In this geometric shapes lesson, students review basic 2-D shapes and discover how to combine shapes to construct a tangram. Students explore tessellations.
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Shapes on the Farm

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or out on the farm, shapes are everywhere in the world around us. Presented with an illustration of a farm, youngsters are tasked with coloring in all of the triangles, rectangles, squares, and...
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Shapes from Shapes

For Teachers K
Geometric shapes are really cool. Examine triangles, quadrilaterals, trapezoids, rhombuses, parallelograms, pentagons, and hexagons with your class. They draw large shapes and small shapes then compare them to understand their shapely...
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Guess My Shape

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners play a game with shapes. They work in groups to identify the names and characteristics of various shapes. They give each other clues to see if others can identify the shape being described. This is a great hands on activity.
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Science of NFL Football: Geometric Shapes

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Ever wonder why a football has such an unsual shape? Find out with this video from the Science of Football colelction that examines how the geometric properties of a football make it perfectly suited for being thrown accurately over long...
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The Shape Song

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
As a review of geometric shapes, such as circles, triangles, and squares, this resource would be a terrific addition to a classroom lesson. The visuals are inviting and the number of sides to each figure are also identified. In addition,...
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Recognizing 3D Shapes, Part 3

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Do your first graders know the difference between cones and cylinders? Use this handy activity to help youngsters learn geometric shapes. With prisms, spheres, and pyramids, among others, this resource prompts pupils to identify each...
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Where's That Shape?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Your kindergartners know their shapes - but can they identify their locations? A 3x3 grid contains geometric shapes such as diamonds, circles, and hexagons, and pupils locate the shapes within the grid. Which shape is underneath the...
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Write the 3-D Shape's Name, Part 2

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Geometry can be fun when you know the shapes! Twelve pictures of geometric shapes, including cones, pyramids, and spheres, prompt first graders to write the name of each shape in the space provided. Use the activity as a quiz or homework...
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Geometric Shapes in Art

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover geometry in art. In this geometric shapes lesson plan, 2nd graders view a PowerPoint featuring several paintings. Students note the geometric shapes they see, and what is similiar and different about the...
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Identifying Congruent Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 2nd
With a hands on technique, learners identify congruent shapes during this lesson. Both in groups, and individually, they discuss whether the shapes used in the examples are congruent. Then they head to the computers and go to a website...
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Geometric Shape Names

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Combine math and language arts in the same lesson with a reading passage about number prefixes in geometric shapes. After reading several short paragraphs about the different prefixes used in shape names, kids answer five comprehension...
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Plane Shapes on Solid Shapes

For Students 2nd - 4th
Plane shapes from solid shapes? Guide your mathematicians to discovery in this tracing activity, during which they find plane shapes from the faces of solid objects. The 4 objects include a party hat, cereal box, pyramid, and can. The...
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Who Wants to Win Millions - Estimation, Shapes, Time, Fractions

For Teachers 2nd
What a great way to have learners review concepts relating to estimation, fractions, geometric shapes, and time! They play a game called Who Wants to Win Millions in order to practice these skills. The visuals are attractive and motivating.
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Shape Fractions

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Use shapes to visualize fractions! Elementary learners color 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/10 of various shapes. A great addition to your fractions lesson, or to introduce geometry in your math unit.
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Sorting 2-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Explore shape attributes with young geometers as they sort nine shapes based on their corners. Scholars determine whether or not each shape has a square corner, drawing it in the appropriate space accordingly. They are encouraged to use...
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2-D Shape Cards

For Students K - 5th Standards
Add some visual support to your elementary geometry lessons with this set of printable shape cards. From triangles and squares to octagons and nanogons, this simple resource can be used in countless ways to develop children's knowledge...
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Tracing Geometric Shapes and Their Names

For Students K - 1st
What shape is this? Young mathematicians learn their shapes by tracing in this 4-part exercise. The shapes include a triangle, rectangle, square, and diamond. Each shape is outlined with a dotted line, as is its name below it. Students...
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Geometric Shape Perspective

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this geometric shape perspective activity, students look at three images of blocks, then decide if the next image is the top view, the front view or could be either view.
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Geometric Shapes: Shapes in Everyday Items

For Students 1st - 3rd
Which item is shaped like a cone? Use this multiple-choice shape recognition activity to give students access to shapes in their everyday life. Four questions ask scholars to identify which of the pictured items is shaped like a sphere,...
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Geometric Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this geometric shapes worksheet, students respond to 4 multiple choice questions that require them to identify triangles, squares, and rectangles.
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Identifying Geometric Shapes in Everyday Life

For Teachers K - 3rd
Elementary school learners explore the concept of geometric shapes, focusing on the circle, triangle, square, and rectangle. They look at photographs to find "hidden shapes." The youngsters discuss all the shapes that can be found all...
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Shape Tool

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Students explore various polygons and examine how shapes can be manipulated in a variety of ways. In this shape tool lesson, students identify geometric shapes in two dimensions. Students identify and draw one line of symmetry in a...
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Patterns, Relations, and Functions: Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore patterns involving objects or figures and geometric shapes. They identify the missing shapes in patterns and discuss what would come next in the pattern, analyze patterns using different objects, and complete a...
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Label the Shapes

For Students K - 2nd
In this geometric shapes learning exercise, students examine and label a square, a rectangle, a circle, and a triangle. Students also respond to 4 questions that require them to draw the shapes.
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Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students, using the Kid Pix software, make a template of four to six geometric shapes. They paint them each a different color. Students type in the name of each shape on the page and split them up. They have to match the shapes with the...
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Shape Collages

For Teachers K - 2nd
To reinforce shape recognition and identification, little learners create a shape collage. They name each shape as they go, gluing or pasting them onto bright paper. They discuss collage techniques and are encouraged to use their shapes...
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Properties of Polygons, Same-Length Sides

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Can your third graders spot the differences between these geometric shapes? After studying several sections of triangles, rectangles, and other polygons, learners circle the shape described in each set of instructions. For extra...
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Spotting Polygons

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
See all sides of the story with a learning exercise on geometric shapes! After studying the example at the top, which matches polygons with solid figures, second graders circle shapes that are named in the directions. Next, they match...
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Shape Hunt Part 2

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Shapes are everywhere in the world around us, from rectangular doors to the circular wheels of a car. The second lesson in this series opens the eyes of young mathematicians to this wonderful world of shapes as they search the classroom,...
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Fall into Healthy Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners identify geometric shapes by planting a fall garden. They start their seeds in containers that have different shapes, and keep track of their plants based on those shapes. This brilliantly designed and incredibly thorough...
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Geometric Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this shapes worksheet, students circle the name of the 3 dimensional shape that the real world shape represents. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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Geometric Shapes: Everyday Objects

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this shapes worksheet, students analyze pictures of common objects. Students mark the geometric shape that each item is shaped like. Note: There is a misspelled word on the page.
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Sorting 2-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Some shapes have square corners, and some do not. Scholars participate in a sorting activity as they determine if these 12 shapes have square corners, categorizing them based on this attribute. Encourage geometers to draw the square into...
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Write the 3D Shape's Name

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Can your first graders identify a cone? What about a cube? Or a prism? Help them find the differences between these shapes with this learning exercise, which provides a word bank for three-dimensional shapes. For extra practice, bring in...
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Christmas Symbols and Geometric Shapes

For Teachers K - 1st
In this Christmas math worksheet, students match four Christmas pictures with the geometric shapes that they contain. Students draw lines from the shapes to the pictures.
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Geometric Shapes

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geometric shapes worksheet, students count how many triangles, rectangles, and circles they see and write down the numbers in the boxes provided.
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Talking Geometry Through Quilts

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Pupils use quilts to review geometric vocabulary. They examine quilt squares to identify geometric shapes and then use the proper words to identify those shapes. They also make a paper quilt square which duplicates one made by the teacher.
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Shape Hunt Part 1

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
The hunt is on! Send young mathematicians on a search for shapes in the first lesson of this two-part series. Each time a child finds a hidden shape, he draws it on his paper, and continues searching for the rest. Perform this activity...
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Symmetry and Geometric Shapes on Campus

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Build on your learners' previous knowledge of geometric shapes and symmetrical figures. Then set them out to take photos of geometric shapes on campus. They assess whether the photos contain symmetry or not. 
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Geometric Shapes at the OK Corral

For Teachers K
Students explore regular geometric shapes. In this shapes lesson, students investigate geometric shapes in the world around them. Students differentiate between regular and irregular shapes.
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Kindergarten Supplement Set C1 – Geometry: 3-D Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
3-D shapes everywhere! Kindergartners learn to identify three-dimensional shapes while doing activities and games. From sorting, to being private detectives, and taking a walk, youngsters will be amazed how many shapes are in...
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Faces of Geometric Shapes: Looking From All Sides

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Switch up perspectives using this geometric analysis worksheet, in which young mathematicians examine three cubic figures and identify differences in viewing it from various angles. They consider how many faces (cubic) are visible from...
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Hip Math and Shape Art

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine geometric shapes. In this geometry instructional activity, students study the art in the video clip of "Hip Cat." Students draw shapes and non-geometric shapes of their own invention.
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Shapes and Introduction to Geometry

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students make a quilt. In this geometry lesson, students discuss patchwork quilts and learn some different geometric shapes and patterns that are commonly used. Students explore designs with triangles and squares and then make their own...
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2: Isle of Shapes - Based on the Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify both two and three-dimensional shapes. In this geometric shapes lesson, students listen to a teacher led lesson about the island of Puerto Rico. They look at the symbols and shapes on "Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse" on a...
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Shape Matching Worksheet

For Students K - 1st
In this geometry activity, students draw a line from each geometric shape shown on the left to the matching shape on the right side of the page. They work with plane figures such as a diamond, a square, a circle, and a triangle.
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Find the Shapes in a Picture

For Students K - 1st
Use coloring to remind young learners that geometry is all around them! A simple image of a house, sun, and tree becomes the format for several basic shapes. The instructions direct scholars to trace and color each shape using a...
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Circus of Shapes: Triangles

For Students Pre-K - K
Guide your class in learning the triangle with this coloring worksheet. Learners identify triangles among a variety of different shapes and color in each triangle. This worksheet has color pictures in a circus theme that makes it more...
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I Spy Shapes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students play a game in which they name geometric shapes. In this geometric shape lesson, students ask "yes and no" questions to determine which shape one of their classmates has chosen. They ask questions that lead them to the name of...
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Shape Dice

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Students roll their way to a better understanding of basic shapes with this printable dice template. Including colorful pictures of two-dimensional shapes on each of its six sides, this resource provides a fun learning experience for...
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Fun Shapes

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Through a grand discussion and examination of Julie Speed’s and Kazimir Malevich’s artworks, guide your beginner artists in the exploration of the use of art's key elements; shapes and color! Additionally, fine motor skills and creative...
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Recognizing Geometric Shapes

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Young mathematicians explore the beauty of geometry with this cross-curricular math and visual arts lesson. Over the course of four or five days, children observe and discuss the geometric and organic shapes found in two pieces of...
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Understanding Thirds

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Combine geometry and fractions with an innovative worksheet. After your lesson on 1/3, have second graders shape 1/3 of each geometric shape. Shapes include squares, circles, rectangles, and polygons. In the second section, pupils write...
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Geometry: Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Use this resource as a way to kick off a lesson on geometric shapes. A hexagon, pentagon, and rectangle are hidden in each slide. Learners have to identify the shapes.
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Match the Shape

For Students K - 2nd
In this geometry skills practice worksheet, learners respond to 4 questions that require them to match everyday items as the geometric shapes they represent.
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Drawing Shapes Around a Picture

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this geometric shapes activity, students examine 12 pictures of animals. Students draw a geometric shape of their choosing (square, circle, rectangle or triangle) around each animal picture. Students label the shape on the line.
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Color the Shapes in the Crown

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this geometric shapes worksheet, students analyze a picture of a crown. Students look for the circles, diamonds and rectangles and color them according to the key.
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Finding the Same Geometric Shape

For Students K
In this finding the same geometric shape worksheet, students find tow geometric shapes that are the same, then fill in the oval for the correct answer.
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Introducing Geometric Shapes

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate geometric solids and discuss their attributes focusing on those that roll and those that slide. They predict where the shapes fit into a Venn diagram and discuss the actual placement.
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Investigation: Area of Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore geometry by utilizing pattern blocks. In this pattern lesson, 4th graders analyze two separate pattern block shapes and discuss which one is bigger and smaller. Students collaborate in small groups to create...
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Matching Shapes (Online Interactive)

For Students Pre-K - K
An online database of math games offers several opportunities for young mathematicians to hone their shape identification skills. For this game, scholars click on the shape that matches the one at the beginning of each row. They get...
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Congruent Geometric Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Here's a reading comprehension worksheet that focuses on congruent geometric shapes. After reading a short article about congruent figures, kids respond to a series of comprehension questions.
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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 activity. They investigate and predict the results of putting together and taking apart two-dimensional shapes with rubber bands...
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Shape Sorting: Looking for Green!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Young mathematicians rotate, flip, and sort their way to an understanding of the different attributes of geometric figures. Using transparent yellow and blue shapes, children try to match congruent figures together to create...
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Shapes - Kindergarten

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Extend scholars' learning experience with a unit consisting of five shape lesson plans, an extension activity, assessment, and rubric. Begin by reading a story about shapes, then conduct an overview and assign pupils' their first...
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Names of 2D Shapes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Two-d or not two-d? That's not really the question because the figures here are all two-dimensional. Learners identify the names of polygons, starting with triangles and ending with decagons. The video also describes circles and...
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Piet Mondrian- color, shape, abstract art

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine abstract art. In this abstract art lesson, students define abstract art and view examples of abstract art. Students examine the art of Piet Mondrian and his use of straight and angular lines and geometric shapes....
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Area and Perimeter of Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders determine how to calculate the perimeter and area of given geometric shapes. They use specific shapes to create a picture using a software program. They determine the area and perimeter of the shapes used in the picture.
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What Shape is This?

For Students K - 2nd
In this geometry skills worksheet, students respond to 6 questions that require them to examine geometric shapes and identify them as circles, squares, triangles, or rectangles.
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Which Geometric Shape is Different?

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
What is the difference between a star and a triangle? Its attributes of course. Discuss the basic shapes with your class, then have them practice identifying shapes by circling the one in each row that is different. 
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Cut and Paste Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Engage youngsters in exploring the wonderful world of shapes with this series of cut-and-paste activities. Offering a variety of materials from printable pattern blocks to a series of matching exercises, this resource will have your...
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Same Shape and Size

For Students K - 1st Standards
Can your kindergartners recognize shapes? What about when they are in different orientations? Youngsters study groups of shapes to determine which have the same shape and size. Two of the groups have triangles and ovals, and the other...
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Shape Picture-Word Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Quiz young learners on shapes with a set of picture word cards. From squares and triangles to trapezoids and crescents, these cards are a great way to help kindergartners identify shapes and prepare for lessons about geometric shapes.
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Shape Matching Worksheet

For Students Pre-K - K
In this geometric shapes worksheet, students draw a line to match each of 4 pairs of geometric shapes. Included shapes are triangle, rectangle, hexagon and oval.
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Complete the Patterns - Geometric Shapes

For Students K - 1st
In this patterning worksheet, students look at each of 3 patterns that are formed with plane shapes. They trace the shape to complete the first pattern and draw the correct shapes to complete the other 3.
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2D and 3D Geometric Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
Mathematicians examine everyday objects around the classroom to categorize them as two or three-dimensional. Following a group discussion, pairs work collaboratively to identify objects. Independently, scholars complete a practice page. 
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Geometric Shape Size Comparison Worksheet

For Students Pre-K - K
In this geometric shape size comparison worksheet, students name the shape in each of three rows. They circle the largest shape in each row. They see blue circles, green squares, and orange diamonds.
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Shapes Worksheet: Triangles

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Work on drawing and identifying triangles with a math activity. After kindergartners trace triangles at the top of the page, they draw their own versions underneath, and color the triangles that are hidden amid other geometric shapes.
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Shapes Around Us

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils create posters about geometric shapes in order to demonstrate their understanding of the different shapes. Students look for pictures in magazines to represent two-dimensional shapes, paste them on a poster, label the shape, and...
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Shapes (Geometric)

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore various geometric shapes. For this math lesson plan, 2nd graders identify geometric shapes using colors and math problems.
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Thanksgiving Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students study the names and attributes of geometric shapes in this activity that is presented in Spanish. They name American and Mexican-American Thanksgiving vocabulary, and identify two and three-dimensional shapes. With a partner,...
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School Shape Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore geometric shapes. In this everyday math lesson, 2nd graders search their school for pentagons, hexagons, squares, circles, and triangles. Students record their findings as they work in cooperative groups.
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Shapes and Tools

For Teachers K
Students learn about both geometric shapes and the importance of tools as key elements in building. In this categorizing and counting lesson, students define geometric shapes and complete a matching activity to practice using their...
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Shape Recognition Games

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore shapes. For this math lesson, students identify basic geometric shapes. Students complete activities in which they identify shapes, symbols and letters. Students draw geometric shapes.
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Geometric Shapes

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate geometry in real life by analyzing images. For this shape identification lesson, students define many geometric shapes based on their sides and size. Students view a PowerPoint presentation of photographs and...
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Shapes and Colors

For Students K - 1st
In this shapes and colors worksheet, students analyze a picture of a house that is made with squares, rectangles and triangles. Students follow the directions to trace and color each of the geometric shapes they find in the picture.
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Shapes and Colors Practice- Squares

For Students K - 1st
For this geometric shapes worksheet, students learn to recognize the square shape. Students analyze a picture of birthday packages and trace the squares and color them red.
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Shapes and Colors- Square Pyramid

For Students K - 1st
In this geometric shapes learning exercise, students recognize the square shapes in a pyramid picture. Students trace the squares and color them each a different color.
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Sorting 2-D and 3-D Shapes

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Challenge mathematicians to examine and sort a variety of 2-D and 3-D figures with a 10-problem solid shapes activity.
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Properties of Polygons, Parallel Sides, and Right Angles

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Have fun with shapes! Third graders read a set of instructions and circle the shape in the description. They work on recognizing parallel sides and right sides. Use this resource as homework after your geometry lesson.
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Geometry: Shapes and Solids

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
An excellent resource for a geometry class, as well as for an electrical engineering course. A thorough reference sheet covers geometric shapes such as triangles, parallelograms, and circles, as well as 3-D shapes and the Pythagorean...
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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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Discovering Art-Huntington Gallery Shape

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils study geometric, naturalistic, and abstract shapes. They discuss how various shapes are used in art. They study The Young Fortune Teller by Joshua Reynolds to find various shapes.
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Shape Search

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders draw a model using correctly formed geometric shapes. In this geometric shapes lesson plan, 2nd graders notice geometric shapes in the world around them and accurately draw these shapes.
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Geometric Shape Dances

For Teachers K - 4th
Students use movement and dance in order to strengthen mathematical understanding of different geometric shapes. The movements are imitating the drawing of shapes and they pick one to make into a dance. Upon beginning the dance music can...
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Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners identify geometric solids. In this geometric shapes lesson, students listen to the teacher read Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes  by Stuart J. Murphy. Learners then visit a web site where they identify types of triangles...
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Shape Bingo

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this geometric shapes activity, students play a Bingo game in which basic geometric shapes are recognized and marked. There are 6 different shape Bingo cards here.
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Solid Shapes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify geometric shapes. In this three-dimensional shapes activity, 2nd graders watch a video and read a book about geometric shapes. Students identify and classify different three-dimensional shapes using manipulatives,...
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Math Review for Grade 2 (2.3)

For Teachers 2nd
In this math review for grade 2 (2.3) worksheet, 2nd graders answer 25 multiple choice questions in standardized test format about measurement and geometric shapes.
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Shape Pictures

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this shapes lesson learners explore the idea that artists use basic geometrical shapes to create pictures. Students investigate various simple shapes such as circles, triangles and rectangles using a web-based tutorial and interactive...
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The Same Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this geometric shapes worksheet, students complete a chart in which a word or phrase from the word bank is used. Students read the name of the shape, study a picture and write the name of another object of that same shape.
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Identify the Object Shape #2

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In the identify the object shape #2 worksheet, learners choose the word that describes the geometric shape of a bangle, with get or check answer available.
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Shape Addition and Subtraction

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this addition and subtraction worksheet, students use the key with 10 shapes that have a corresponding number. Students solve 6 problems in which the geometric shapes alone are shown in an addition or subtraction problem. Students...
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Cubes Make Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this visual thinking activity, students solve 9 problems in which cubes are counted in each geometric shape. Students write the number of cubes they see.
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Connect the Shapes That Are the Same

For Students K - 1st
In this math/visual discrimination learning exercise, learners analyze a column of 10 common geometric shapes. Students draw a line to the matching shape in the second column.
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Which Shape Is Different?

For Students Pre-K - K
For this geometric shapes worksheet, students analyze 4 rows of shapes. Students circle the one figure in each row that is different from all the others.
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Shape Matching Worksheet - In Color

For Students K - 1st
In this geometry instructional activity, students draw a line from each of four shape on the left to the matching shape on the right. They match colors and shapes which include a diamond, a circle, a triangle and a square.
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Shapes Detectives: The Mystery of the Hidden Shapes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify shapes. They plan what shapes they may find around their school. Using a digital camera, students take pictures of hidden shapes around the school. Students identify shapes within a shape.
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Shape Recognition

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners explore geometry by analyzing different shapes. In this shape identification lesson plan, students discuss the characteristics that make certain shapes unique and the same characteristics that cause shapes to look the same....
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Counting Shapes 3

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this recognizing squares, circles, and triangles worksheet, students observe a drawing of a robot and count and record the number of each shape. Students write 3 answers.
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Math Quilts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine geometric quilt patterns to identify how math may have been used to help slaves escape to freedom. They slide, flip and turn geometric shapes to create a map quilt.
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Shapes in Agriculture

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
It's time to get crafty with shapes! Your future farmers demonstrate their geometric ability by building a farm using triangles, circles, rectangles, and squares. But first, scholars take part in a brainstorm session inspired by their...
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Setting the Stage with Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians rock out with The Geometrics and their stage crew as they learn about the properties of two- and three-dimensional shapes. By the end of this three-lesson series, students will have no problem caluculating the...
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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...
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Shape Sequence Search

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Learning that size and orientation don't affect the classification of shapes is a big step for young mathematicians. Support children with developing this key understanding by looking at the array of shapes included in this resource. For...
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What Shape Am I?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Sharpen your pencil and grab a ruler, it's time to draw some quadrilaterals! Given the definition of a parallelogram, rectangle, and rhombus, learners draw examples and nonexamples of each figure. The three definitions are then used to...
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Geometry Shape Man

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this geometric shapes worksheet, learners analyze a man made out of geometric shapes. Students answer 12 questions about what shapes make up each part of the body. Included are squares, rectangles, circles and triangles.
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Shape Find

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this geometric shapes worksheet, learners analyze a full page collage of geometric shapes. Students color the triangles green, the squares red, the rectangles blue and the squares brown. Learners count each kind of shape.
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Using Geometric Shapes in Architecture

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify two and three dimensional shapes used in architectural designs by viewing images on the Internet.  In this geometry lesson, 3rd graders create their own building designs and identify the geometric shapes that will...
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Cut Out the Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this geometric shapes worksheet, learners cut out 24 shapes. Students sort them into circles, squares, triangles and rectangles. Learners order each set of shapes from smallest to largest.
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Shapes and Words

For Students K - 1st
In this recognizing geometric shapes and words learning exercise, students trace the circle, oval, square, and rectangle shapes and their names. Students trace 8 answers.
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Mystery Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this geometric shapes activity, students read 7 clues and determine what shape fits the criteria. Students write the name of the correct shape on the line.
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Shape Pictures

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this geometric shapes learning exercise, learners draw three pictures that incorporate squares, circles, triangles or rectangles. Students count each type of shape in their pictures.
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Color My Shapes Butterfly

For Students K - 1st
In this butterfly coloring worksheet, students follow the direction key to color a butterfly made of different geometric shapes. Each shape will be a different specified color.
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Shape Walk

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this geometric shapes worksheet, students take a walk around the classroom looking for things that are shaped like circles, squares, triangles and rectangles. Students list or draw them.
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Compare 2-D Shapes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the attributes of two-dimensional shapes. For this geometry lesson, 2nd graders play a game in order to identify two-dimensional shapes and to name them.
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Color In The Shape Rocket

For Students K - 2nd
In this color in the shape rocket learning exercise, students utilize the primary colors to color the three different shapes that form the shape rocket.
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Polymer Clay and Geometric Forms

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Have your class explore geometric shapes using clay. Learners use polymer clay to create a three-dimensional design that can be sliced into two-dimensional pieces. It's a great way to combine art and math into an integrated lesson.
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Geometry in A Box

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students identify 3-dimensional geometric shapes and list the characteristics of each. Using modeling clay, they create their own models of specified geometric shapes. Students create and design a box to store their geometric models.
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Eye Spy: Look, Find, Name Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young learners explore geometric shapes by analyzing images in a slide-show. They view a PowerPoint presentation of images and photographs including many basic geometrical shapes. The pupils discuss with their classmates which shapes are...
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Planets Beyond

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students recognize basic geometric shapes. They research the positions of planets in our solar system and find information on early theories about the location of planets and the sun. Students visualize planets as they might appear in an...
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Intermediate Crossword Puzzle- Shapes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this shapes worksheet, students read 5 descriptions of geometric shapes. Students determine what shapes the clues refer to and complete the crossword puzzle.
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Introducing Shapes with Pumpkins

For Teachers K
Students study shapes with pumpkins. In this geometry lesson plan, students read the book Pumpkin Heads! Students create pumpkin faces by using various shapes.
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Drawing Geometric Shapes

For Students 7th Standards
Learners build confidence working with geometric tools and develop their construction techniques in the sixth lesson of the 29-part series. Given a geometric description, they use a compass, protractor, or ruler to create it....
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A Yin and Yang Approach to Area and Irregular Shapes

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What can ancient Chinese philosophy teach young mathematicians about area? Find out with this fun hands-on investigation that uses the yin yang symbol to explore the area of irregular shapes.
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Shapes!

For Teachers K
Explore five basic shapes- square, rectangle, triangle, circle, and stars with youngsters. They will participate in hands-on activities, draw each shape, name each shape. They also get to eat things that are in the shapes they have just...
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Shape It Up!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
The best way to understand shapes is to make them. Young geometers explore basic shapes through a variety of gross motor and fine motor activities. Shape sorting, singing songs about shapes, and eating shape snacks are just a few of the...
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Divide Shapes

For Students 2nd Standards
Let's partition rectangles into equal parts. Assess learners on their ability to divide shapes into equal parts, and their ability to explain their thinking.
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2D Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners will recognize these colored two-dimensional shapes and their names. The circle and all shapes with three to six sides are presented in this two-page reference sheet. With only four shapes looming large on each page, this can...
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Shape Cards

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Pupils show what they know about shapes with a game that matches a shape word to its figure. Shapes in focus are circle, square, triangle, heart, diamond, rectangle, oval, and a star. 
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Match the Shape

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
In this visual discrimination worksheet, students match the circle, triangle, rectangle, and square to the appropriate everyday objects that have those shapes.
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Naming Shapes

For Students K - 1st
In this plane figures recognition activity, students draw a line to match each of 4 shapes to their names. They make an X on the shape that does not belong in a row of circles. They identify shape in the next 3 questions.
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Color The Easter Chick, What Shapes Can You See?

For Students K - 2nd
In this color the Easter chick, what shapes can you see worksheet, students count and color all the triangles and circles they can find on the Easter chick.
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2D and 3D Shapes

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What a great assessment to give young mathematicians in order to test their knowledge on two- and three-dimensional shapes. Learners name various shapes, identify the number of edges, faces, and vertices, match an unfolded version of a...
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Identify Geometric Shapes

For Students 5th - 6th
Practice identifying quadrilaterals, triangles, and closed curves with this worksheet. Given a series of shapes, learners check boxes next to each shape to indicate whether it under the correct label. Possible shape types are...
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Values of Geometrical Shapes: How Many?

For Students 3rd - 6th
Practice analyzing shapes using this shape breakdown worksheet. Your scholars examine 2 shapes and 2 figures, identifying the number of faces, vertices, edges, and sides each has. The instructions remind students that an answer of "0" is...
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Crossword: Geometric Shapes

For Students 6th - 8th
Using a word bank, mathematicians fill out a crossword puzzle using 9 clues. Each clue describes a shape, using details such as the number of sides, angle degrees, and the shape category. For example: "A quadrilateral with four equal...
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I Spy Shapes

For Students Pre-K - 1st
All your students have likely played the age-old game "I Spy," and now you can play it in the classroom! A leader (could be you to start) chooses something in the room with a familiar geometric shape. The class begins asking yes or no...
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Activity Plan 5-6: Shape Transformers

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students expand their thinking while investigating shape and design. For this early childhood lesson plan, students transform a geometric shape into another shape or design to develop math and creative-thinking skills.
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Activity Plan 3-4: Scrumptious Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover together that shapes are everywhere - even in the food we eat. In this early childhood math and art lesson plan, students read about shapes, identify foods that match geometric shapes, and create a class book.
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Subtraction: 10-19 (Shapes)

For Students 1st - 3rd
Young mathematicians see sets of shapes; some are marked with an X to indicate they are being subtracted. Learners then trace the numbers in the corresponding math sentences and fill in the difference in a box provided. Well-designed for...
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Geo Shapes

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen as the book, "Try It With Triangles" is read to the class. They name the geometric shapes that they see in the story and view the Shape Vocabulary Cards as they name them from the book. They then cut out the...
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Greek Pottery Designs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Get creative while exploring the art and history of the ancient Greeks. Learners create construction paper representations of Greek pottery, focusing on the differences between geometric and organic shapes. This project could enhance an...
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I've Seen That Shape Before

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The objectives in the resource allow students to explore the characteristics of simple solid shapes. Youngsters learn to recognize the face shapes, corners, and edges that make up 3-D figures by filling in a chart. Lastly, learners look...
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Soft Sculpture Birds

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Art can mimic life, and animals are always interesting subjects. Learners create large soft sculptures (stuffed) birds using paper, paint, and other basic collage materials. They view images of birds, and discuss bird traits and shapes....
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Drawing Basic Shapes

For Students 4th - 5th
Challenge your geometry class with this connect-the-dots activity! Scholars use a ruler to complete simple shapes through connecting dots in 6 shape-identification problems, and identify it from 4 choices: triangle, square, rectangle, or...
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Learning Colors and Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
Help your class learn shapes and colors with this learning exercise! Learners follow given directions and color each of 20 shapes the listed color. There are 6 different shapes for youngsters to identify and color. Very nice learning...
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Pattern-Black Fill-In Shape D

For Students Pre-K - K
How many blocks did you use? Examining a strange shape, young learners fill in the area using physical shape blocks. They record in a chart how many they used of each shape. This activity would be fun to debrief afterwards, as students...
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Area of Compound Shapes

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Scholars learn how to determine the area of compound shapes by finding the areas of the basic shapes that make it up. Pupils find the areas by adding areas together or subtracting them.
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Basic Function Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify function shapes. In this shapes lesson students determine the basic function shapes. They match the basic function shapes to specific situations.
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Fun with Word Shapes

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Use word shapes to have learners fill in 16 listed words into the correct tall, medium, and low boxes. There are 4 pages with different words.
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Pattern-Block Fill-In, Shape E

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Using a large shape template and smaller shape blocks, learners experiment with ways they can fill in the large outline. They record the number of smaller blocks they used in a table below. There are a few ways to do this, so encourage...
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Shapes (Art)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The world is full of different shapes. Watch this video to learn about the different type of shapes that they can be categorized into.
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Area of Composite Shapes: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
To find the whole, add and subtract the pieces. A portion of a massive geometry playlist shows how to approach finding the area of a composite figure. The resource works with a couple different composite shapes to find their areas.
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Eye Spy Math (Geometry)

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders look at primary source pictures to identify geometric shapes. In this geometric shapes lesson, 2nd graders look at pictures and identify two dimensional shapes that they see in them. They make an "I Spy Math" slideshow.
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Falling Into Geometry Through Paper Art

For Teachers K
Students explore geometric shapes.  In this kindergarten geometry lesson, students create a fall quilt consisting of three different paper geometric quilt squares that when assembled form a scarecrow, a pumpkin, and a crow.    
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Roll or Slide?

For Teachers K
Students explore models of three-dimensional shapes. In this geometric shapes instructional activity, students use hands-on manipulatives to explore three-dimensional shapes. Students predict whether each shape will roll or slide.
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Geometric Houses

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify the parts and functions of a house by creating a house made of geometric shapes. They listen to the book "Houses and Homes," and use cues from the story to help them build their homes.
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Quilts

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners explore geometric shapes and patterns. They view the provided paper display of a quilt to identify geometric figures it contains. Afterwards, they draw and color their own quilt on a activity sheet.
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Geometry of Democracy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the architecture of New England by identifying geometric shapes.  For this architectural lesson, students examine photographs of classic building architecture and use a transparency to trace geometric shapes they...
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Making Triangles

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners use interactive geoboards to identify simple geometric shapes. In this making triangles lesson, students describe the properties associated with geometric shapes. Learners develop spatial sense and the mathematical meaning of a...
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Mining Shapes

For Teachers K
In this 2-D shapes lesson, kindergarteners review plane shapes attributes. They engage in a shape hunt in the classroom and create art using plane shapes. A good, hands-on lesson!
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Cross Sections

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Use this activity on cross-sections of three-dimensional shapes in your math class to work on algebra or geometry Common Core standards. The lesson includes a list of relevent terminology, and a step-by-step process to illustrate the...