Assessment
Bridges In Mathematics

#### Kindergarten Comprehensive Growth Assessment

For Teachers K Standards
Here's a 34-page packet that provides assessments for all the Common Core math standards for kindergarten. Whether or not your school has adopted Common Core, the assessments target key math concepts kindergarteners should know.
Lesson Plan
Captain Planet Foundation

#### Fall into Healthy Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners identify geometric shapes by planting a fall garden. They start their seeds in containers that have different shapes, and keep track of their plants based on those shapes. This brilliantly designed and incredibly thorough...
Printables
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Curated OER

#### Shape Dice

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Students roll their way to a better understanding of basic shapes with this printable dice template. Including colorful pictures of two-dimensional shapes on each of its six sides, this resource provides a fun learning experience for...
Activity
NASA

#### Parachute Design

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Bring the science of space exploration to the classroom. Young learners explore the mechanics of the parachute-landing mechanisms on the Mars Rover. They design and build their own parachute models and test their ability to land a probe...
Lesson Plan
Minnesota Department of Natural Resoures

#### Getting to Know Trees

For Teachers K Standards
Celebrate the beauty of trees with a packet full of activities designed to help kindergarteners get to know about their leafy nature friends. Covering a variety of subjects, scholars go on a nature hike, read Shel Silverstein's The...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Between the Lines

For Students K - 12th Standards
Explore linear and square dimensions by comparing areas of similar figures. A creative set of five activities designed for elementary through high school classes asks young scholars to compare areas of specific polygons. The first two...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Fractured Numbers

For Students K - 12th Standards
Don't use use a fraction of the resource — use it all! Scholars attempt a set of five problem-of-the-month challenges on fractions. Levels A and B focus on creating fractions and equivalent fractions, while Levels C, D, and E touch on...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Cubism

For Students K - 12th Standards
If cubism were a religion, would you follow it? Lower-level tasks focus primarily on counting the number cubes in a structure and relating the number to surface area. As learners progress to higher-level tasks, isometric drawings and...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Circular Reasoning

For Students K - 12th Standards
Examine the origin and application of pi in five different levels. The five lessons in the resource begin with an analysis of the relationship between the radius and circumference of a circle. The following lessons lead learners through...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### The Shape of Things

For Students K - 12th Standards
Investigate the attributes of polygons. A thorough set of lessons presents problem scenarios for elementary through high school classes. The first lessons focus on basic characteristics of polygons, including the line of symmetry. As the...
Activity
Noyce Foundation

#### Cutting a Cube

For Students K - 12th Standards
Teach the ins and outs of the cube! A series of five K–12 level activities explore the make-up of the cube. The beginning lessons focus on the vocabulary related to the cube. Later lessons explore the possible nets that describe a cube....
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Noyce Foundation

#### Cut It Out

For Students K - 12th Standards
Explore the mathematics of the paper snowflake! During the five lessons progressing in complexity from K through 12, pupils use spatial geometry to make predictions. Scholars consider a folded piece of paper with shapes cut out. They...
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Rainforest Alliance

#### Looking at Leaves

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Discover the Colombian rainforest through a presentation that follows a young girl named Chayo. Chayo describes her daily life, exploring the rainforest filled with plants and animals. After getting to know Chayo, scholars go on a nature...
Unit Plan
MENSA Education & Research Foundation

#### Shapes - Kindergarten

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Extend scholars' learning experience with a unit consisting of five shape lesson plans, an extension activity, assessment, and rubric. Begin by reading a story about shapes, then conduct an overview and assign pupils' their first...
Activity
Gatton Park

#### Magical Maths

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
A variety of activities take scholars outside the classroom to explore shapes, symmetry, measurement, patterns, sorting, and time in nature. Learners participate individually, and in teams, to measure found objects, go on a scavenger...
Printables
K-5 Math Teaching Resources

#### Quadrilaterals Pack 2

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Ten quadrilaterals make up two pages that can be cut, laminated, and made into a pack. The opportunities are endless with this resource!
Lesson Plan
Fayetteville Public Schools

#### I've Seen That Shape Before

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The objectives in the resource allow students to explore the characteristics of simple solid shapes. Youngsters learn to recognize the face shapes, corners, and edges that make up 3-D figures by filling in a chart. Lastly, learners look...
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American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

#### Shapes on the Farm

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or out on the farm, shapes are everywhere in the world around us. Presented with an illustration of a farm, youngsters are tasked with coloring in all of the triangles, rectangles, squares, and...
Handout
K-5 Math Teaching Resources

#### Mini Math Word Wall

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Provide a little extra support for your emerging mathematicians with a personal word wall. Including graphics and images that support children with learning to count, identify colors and shapes, and read high frequency words, this
Lesson Plan
Resources for Early Childhood

#### Making Math Meaningful and Enjoyable

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Your young learners will enjoy mathematics that is meaningful correspondence as they play their way to a deep mathematical foundation. Organized around the math standards, this appropriate sequence of conceptual, preschool...
Worksheet
Super Teacher Worksheets

#### Solid Figures

For Students K - 5th Standards
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life it's easy to forget that geometric shapes are everywhere in the world around us. As they complete this shape identification worksheet, young mathematicians realize that many common real-life...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Shape Hunt Part 2

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Shapes are everywhere in the world around us, from rectangular doors to the circular wheels of a car. The second lesson in this series opens the eyes of young mathematicians to this wonderful world of shapes as they search the classroom,...
Printables
Curated OER

#### Vocabulary Words Kindergarten

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Improve your kindergartners' math and science vocabulary with flash cards and word walls. Based on the vocabulary in the Common Core standards, the cards use illustrations to show the meanings of many math terms and descriptions.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Lesson 2: Shapes

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Shapes are really neat, and here's a lesson that will help learners identify shapes through song, touch, and sight. They sing a shape song as they bounce different shapes around in a parachute. They then read a story and feel each shape...