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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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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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Let's Learn About Spatial Viz!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
One lesson and four related activities make up a collection of resources that focus on spatial visualization. The module begins with a diagnostic assessment that tests spatial visualization skills. Learners then investigate one-axis and...

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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3-D Shape Sort

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
From the apple on your desk and the coffee cup in your hand, to the cabinets along the classroom wall, basic three-dimensional shapes are found everywhere in the world around us. Introduce young mathematicians to the these common figures...
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Sorting 3-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Three-dimensional shapes can be categorized based on their attributes, and scholars learn more about six figures through this sorting activity. They examine six shapes: sphere, cylinder, cone, cube, prism, and pyramid. There is a table...
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Recognizing 3-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Three-dimensional shapes are all around us; expose young geometers to this concept as they focus on identifying four figures: cube, prism, sphere, and pyramid. Learners begin by matching four objects to the shape each resembles (i.e. a...
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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-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Where is the vertex? Each of these three-dimensional figures is drawn so learners can see all sides and corners. They examine an example before trying six on their own. Some of these will be tricky, so be sure kids have covered this...
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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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Sorting 3-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
The sorting is simple here: Does this three-dimensional figure have a curved surface or not? Scholars review an example before trying this on their own with nine figures including a sphere, cylinder, prism, cube, cone, and pyramid. They...
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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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Three-Dimensional Shapes

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify three-dimensional shapes. In this geometry lesson, students review three-dimensional geometric shapes and their characteristics. Students create cones, rectangular prisms, and cylinders from photocopied patterns.
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Investigate the properties of three-dimensional figures with this Arctic-themed math lesson plan. Beginning with a class discussion about different types of solid figures present in the classroom, young mathematicians are then given a...
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Sorting 3-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Does it have corners? Scholars sort three-dimensional figures into one of two categories based on whether or not they have corners. They look at six shapes: sphere, cylinder, cone, cube, prism, and pyramid. For each, learners write the...
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Naming 2-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
Inside each of these two-dimensional shapes, scholars identify the figure by writing its name. There is a word bank for them to work from, but some shape names are used multiple times. There are six identifiers they use: pentagon,...
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2-Dimensional Shapes: Looking at Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Help scholars identify shapes more thoroughly by counting their attributes. They examine eight 2-dimensional shapes, recording the number of sides and corners for each writing the name. Consider creating a class poster together before or...
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Describe 2-Dimensional Cross Sections of Right Rectangular Prisms

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Help your learners visualize the resulting shape when a right rectangular prism is sliced with a two-dimensional plane in this first video in a series of two. Start by going over the key vocabulary shown at the beginning of the core...
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Expose youngsters to 3-D objects in a hands-on learning activity involving marshmallows and toothpicks. Engage your young mathematicians by introducing them to 3-D shapes by means of a story book. Explore 3-D shapes by manipulating...
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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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Can You Name That Shape?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners use materials to build, investigate, and draw two-dimensional shapes (polygons). They combine the shapes they have built and draw from the pile to begin a round-robin activity to name and determine the attributes of a selection...
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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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Classify Two-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 4th Standards
Four problems make up an assessment created to test learners' knowledge of two-dimensional shapes. Mathematicians observe shapes, list their attributes, and use a Venn diagram to classify them. A brief reflection piece closes the exam. 
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Name the 3 Dimensional Shapes of the Objects

For Students K - 1st
Here are six solid figures for learners to identify. The names are listed along the left side and the shapes pictured on the right. Each shape is shown as a familiar object instead of just a drawing. Figures include a cylinder,...

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