Names of 3D Shapes

Quick, name that shape! Scholars learn the names and common properties of three-dimensional solids. They watch a short video that shows an example of each shape and identifies the two-dimensional faces that make up its surfaces.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals identify real-world objects for each three-dimensional shape
  • Get the class to create a word wall of the shape names
Classroom Considerations

  • Video uses cuboid to refer to a rectangular prism
Pros

  • Includes a printable worksheet with some practice problems on the topic
Cons

  • Very basic and not very informative