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Bodies In Motion: Shapes and Gestures
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 gestures.
K Math 7 Views 43 Downloads
Geometric Shape Dances
Learners 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 be added.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 47 Downloads
Triangles, Triangles, Triangles
Students view several different types of triangles. They discuss attributes of a triangle with a partner. Students use a straw cut into pieces to create a triangle. They complete a Triangle Hunt worksheet (teacher created). Students search the room for triangles.
K Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
2: Isle of Shapes - Based on the Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse
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 transparency.
2nd - 4th Math 6 Views 28 Downloads
First graders practice manipulating shapes into different locations. They see that even though shapes may look different when they are moved into different locations, the shape remains the same with the same properties. They make pictures using precut shapes.
1st Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Geometric Shapes in Art
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 paintings. Students share their comments with the class.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 22 Downloads
Patterns, Relations, and Functions: Geometric Shapes
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 worksheet. This lesson includes a script to teach along with.
3rd - 4th Math 5 Views 57 Downloads
Shaping Up with Nature at Black Bayou Lake
Students visit a local lake refuge and identify shapes they find in nature. They take pictures of the various shapes and use KidPix to draw shapes around the shapes in the pictures. They watch a slideshow of all the shapes found by their classmates.
1st - 2nd Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Four-Square Quilt
Youngsters recognize that triangles can be combined together to make various shapes. The learning activity provides a series of seven steps that engage children in applying transformations to triangles. Pupils use a quilt template and triangle template to arrange eight triangles onto the shape finder, in order to analyze and recognize geometric shapes.
K - 2nd Math 7 Views 11 Downloads
Learners, 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 corresponding word.
1st - 2nd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 1 Download
Students study geometric shapes and practice naming them properly. In this geometry lesson plan, students work in groups to give definitions of the vocabulary to each other in their own words. Students also visit a lower grade and teach a basic shapes lesson plan.
4th - 6th Math 22 Views 78 Downloads
Locomotion, Time And Shapes
Young scholars practice the concepts of time and rhythm using drum beats. They also create body shapes using verbal cues. The shapes made include stretched, curled, angular, or twisted. The rhythm of beats is increased or decreased to explore the concept of timing.
K - 2nd Math 3 Views 5 Downloads