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My Treehouse

For Teachers K - 3rd
If you could build your own treehouse, what would it look like? Using a piece of contemporary art as inspiration, learners draw their own treehouses and add geometric and organic shapes. The lesson touches on Visual Thinking Strategies...
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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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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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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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Spotting Polygons

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
See all sides of the story with a worksheet 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 polygons...
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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 worksheet, which provides a word bank for three-dimensional shapes. For extra practice, bring in...
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Symmetry, Part 2

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
How can you tell if shapes are symmetrical? Fourth graders study 12 shapes, and draw lines down the middle of shapes that have symmetry. Once they are finished, they complete shapes that are missing their symmetrical sides. Some shapes...
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What's the Area?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Practice finding the area of squares and rectangles. Complete with a grid for third graders to measure each side, this resource will be helpful. Though the shapes vary in size, they all have four sides to make measurement easy. Pupils...
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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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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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Symmetry

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Enhance your geometry lesson by working with shapes. Fourth graders follow lines of symmetry to complete ten shapes, most of them currently triangles. Have pupils color each half of their shapes to reinforce the idea of symmetry!
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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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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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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 plan includes a list of relevent terminology, and a step-by-step process to illustrate...
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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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Real-Life Problems

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
There's a party going on! Learners examine an image of a birthday party and answer 10 analysis questions. They employ a variety of math skills including telling time, days of the week, division, subtraction, multiplication, addition,...
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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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Halves

For Students 1st Standards
Is it half? There are three sections to this introductory fractions learning exercise focusing on halves. First graders begin by coloring half of five basic shapes, each of which already is divided into two parts. Next, they examine four...
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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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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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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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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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Supplementary, Complementary, and Vertical Angles

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
By using circles that they cut out and label themselves, learners literally "get a grip" on the angles they identify: supplementary, complementary, and vertical. They solve missing measurements based on properties of supplementary,...
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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.