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781 resources with the concept 2-d shapes

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I Know My Shapes

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Shapes are here, there, and everywhere! The collection is organized in such a way that the beginning resources introduce youngsters to various 2-D shapes. They identify, name, and draw these shapes before recognizing shapes in the real...
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Shapes Are Everywhere

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Interact with the shapes in this collection, by identifying basic shapes, making new shapes, and discovering these shapes in our environment. It is perfect for displaying on a whiteboard that class members can interact with. A week's...
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Representing 3-D Objects in 2-D

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How  does the shape of the surface of water in a container change as water leaks out? After tackling this question, learners take part in a similar activity with more complex figures.
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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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Lessons for Learning—Kindergarten

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners jump right into learning. Each lesson in this math unit is clearly outlined with materials, procedures, student outcomes, misconceptions, and solutions. All lessons and activities are aligned with Common Core math standards.
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Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
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Exploring 3-D Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...
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Christmas Trees

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
'Tis the season for lights, tress, and ornaments! Use this comprehensive set of holiday-themed printables to work on shapes, color words, handwriting, matching, pattern recognition, graphing, and more! Learners will love the fun theme...
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Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Float like a butterfly, think like a bee! Build a huge hive, hexagonally! Find out the reason that hexagons are the most efficient storage shape for the honeybees' honeycombs. This neat little video would be a sweet addition to your life...
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Study Jams! Perimeter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Follow this engaging slide show on the calculation of polygon perimeter with some hands-on measurement of perimeters to solidify the concepts. On this webpage there are interactive assessment questions and links to related resources by...
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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This collaborative activity investigates the meaning of a trapezoid and a parallelogram. It begins by presenting two different definitions of a trapezoid. Learners are to reason abstractly the difference between the two definitions and...
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What a Square

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the painting "Old Man With A Gold Chain" by Rembrandt. They identify geometric shapes in the painting, measure these shapes and compare the relationships of these measurements.
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Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....
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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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Nets

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You've netted a great resource! Young mathematicians learn about the nets of three-dimensional solids by watching a brief video. The resource includes some test-taking tips on the topic for those studying for the GCSE.
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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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Three Dimensions in Two Dimensions: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Slice up solids. A portion of a geometry playlist introduces two conventional ways to visualize 3-D figures in 2-D. The resource defines cross-sections and nets and provides examples of both.
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Area of Composite Shapes: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
To find the whole, add and subtract the pieces. A portion of a massive geometry playlist shows how to approach finding the area of a composite figure. The resource works with a couple different composite shapes to find their areas.
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Security Cameras

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Catch them in the act of problem solving! Young scholars become security personnel for the day as they use their geometry skills to determine the best placement for security cameras. Given rooms of different shapes, learners must...
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Triangle Classification

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Oh triangle, where are the points that will make your type? Given a line segment, pairs determine the location of a third point to create the six different types of triangles. The teacher provides a jumping off point by leading a...
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Slice of a Cone

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No matter how you slice it, this is an unparalleled resource. Scholars consider the two-dimensional cross section that results from horizontal slices of a cone. They also investigate how the height at which the slice is made affects the...
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Geometry: Visualize Relationships Between 2-D and 3-D Shapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Slice and dice like a master mathematician. Scholars determine and draw three possible cross-sections of a cube. Given a solid shape removed from a three-dimensional figure, they describe two viable original figures.
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2D Rotations of Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where does the line of rotation need to be to get a cone? Pupils respond to three questions involving rotating a right triangle about different lines. The scholars describe the solid created along with providing details about its...
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2-D Rotations of Rectangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Turn 2-D into 3-D using a simple rotation. The resource contains two questions concerning the rotation of a rectangle about the x-axis and the y-axis. Pupils identify the resulting solid and provide information about the dimensions.