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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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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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2D Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
This engaging presentation would be helpful for your young learners of geometry. Pupils are given clues as to what a shape may be, then they have to use those clues to guess what shape is being described. Shapes used are the circle,...
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Area of 2D Shapes Homework

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geometry instructional activity, learners solve the area of 2D shapes starting with squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangles, rhombi, trapezoids, circles, and ending with area of shaded regions. There are 20 questions.
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Areas and Volumes - 2D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Unfortunately for young mathematicians, the world isn't made entirely of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids. After first learning the area formulas for these common shapes, students apply this new knowledge to determine the area...
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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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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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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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Properties of 2D Shapes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders determine how to name two-dimensional shapes by their properties. In this two-dimensional figure lesson, 2nd graders work in two groups. They work with the teacher to examine two-dimensional shapes and complete a...
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Shapes Make Form

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students combine geometric shapes. For 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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2D Shapes Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this 2D shapes quiz instructional activity, students use their math skills to respond to 10 short answer questions pertaining to 2D shapes.
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Names of 2D Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this 2D shapes worksheet, students fill in the blanks to name and describe the following four 2D shapes: circle, square, triangle and rectangle.
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Find the 2D shape

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this 2D shapes activity, students find the rectangular prism, triangular prism, pentagon, and triangle. Students have 3 shapes to choose from in each of the 4 problems.
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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 worksheet.
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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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2D Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Add a little art into your next class discussion on shape identification. Provided here is a string of images that show two-dimensional shapes found throughout the art world. Oval baskets, hexagonal tiles, and round coins provide...
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Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Shape

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Ask elementary students to explore shapes in everyday objects. They will discuss the elements of design and describe the shapes they see in visual images. Students will then design and "build" a new 3D shape. Finally they will show and...
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2-D Shape Recognition

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
How many of 2-D or plane shapes can your class identify? Can they get them all? Little learners view and review the names of nine different shapes, such as rectangle, square, triangle, and circle, to name a few.
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Calculating Area of Two-Dimensional Shapes

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a geometric rocket. In this area of two-dimensional shapes lesson, 7th graders calculate the area and design a rocket which contains various shapes. Students must calculate the total area of the rocket.
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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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Calculate the Area of Rectangles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A wonderful resource just waiting to be used. Provide learners with a complete explanation on how to calculate the area of a rectangle. After this process is covered, they will see how they can use rectangles to calculate the area of...
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Castles On The Ground (2D & 3D Shapes)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore the relationship between 2D and 3D shapes by having your class view representation of shapes and investigate their symmetry. They will create a solid object from diagrams and describe the reflection or rotational symmetry. In the...
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Making and Describing Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Explore the concept of creating and describing 2D and 3D shapes.  Using geometry your scholars will describe the attributes of shapes and their properties.  They explore and discover what happens when you combine shapes and then take...
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Activities with 2-D shapes.

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this 2D shapes worksheet, students complete activities such as describing features, matching edges, draw shapes, and more. Students complete 8 activities.

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