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40 resources with the keyterm figures

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Ty Burrell: Hexagon

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ty Burrell and Abby identify the characteristics of a hexagon. They discuss sides and angles. Through trial and error Abby finally identifies a hexagon.
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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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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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2-Dimensional Shapes: Adding Up Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
These pictures will cost you! Each shape is worth a money amount. Scholars use this value system to price four images composed of these shapes. There is an example to help them get started which demonstrates labeling each shape before...
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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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Rotations in the Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your youngsters explore the concept of rotations. In this lesson, they use Cabri Jr. to draw figures and then rotate the figures a given degree.  Pupils construct a circle to serve as a slider to rotate a triangle around a point,...
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Comparing 3-D Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
How is a sphere like a prism? Learners compare and contrast 3-D shapes, first drawing each in the boxes provided. If this is too advanced, supply pre-cut images of the shapes for students to choose from and glue onto the worksheet. A...
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Jack Black and the Octagon

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Jack Black describes an octagon. He finds everyday figures, like a stop sign, to describe the attributes of this shape. It is a great way to launch a discussion of geometric Math .
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Geometric Shapes and Figures

For Students 4th - 8th
Are your mathematicians figuring out the difference between shapes and figures? Using a simple, visual identification worksheet, students analyze 2 shapes and 2 figures, answering 4 questions about each. Learners determine their...
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Symmetry: Mirror image reflection

For Teachers K
Students explore the concept of symmetry using their image in the mirror.  In this symmetry lesson plan, students observe their reflection in the mirror and conclude that there are equal sides to their image. Students then discuss...
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For Teachers 4th
Plane figures have the ability to transform. They can move in three different ways. Students explore translations, rotations, and reflections as they relate to plane figures in geometry. Each student uses a digital camera to photograph 1...
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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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I Can Name Them All!

For Students K - 2nd
Six 3-D shapes are featured in this figure-recognition book template. As they create a "My 3-D Shapes Book," young scholars place shapes on the appropriate pages, which already have text indicating the shape and its color. Although it is...
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Castles On The Ground (2D & 3D Shapes)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore the relationship between 2D and 3D shapes by having your class view representation of shapes and investigate their symmetry. They will create a solid object from diagrams and describe the reflection or rotational symmetry. In the...
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Problem Solving Strategy: Guess & Check

For Students 5th - 6th
In this problem solving worksheet, students solve 11 different problems that include using the guess and check method to solve each one. First, they use the chart to figure out the number of and types of pets each person has. Then,...
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Toothpick Patterns

For Students 5th - 6th
In this patterning worksheet, students identify and complete 15 different patterns that include using toothpicks. First, they determine the number of toothpicks needed to create each figure in a given sequence. Then, students determine...
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Triangular Numbers

For Students 5th - 6th
In this triangular numbers worksheet, students solve 4 different problems that include the sum of triangular numbers. First, they use the table at the bottom of the sheet to illustrate any counting number expressed as the sum of two or...
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Figure Drawing Unit

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students draw human figures.
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Prime Number Graphics

For Students 5th - 6th
In this prime numbers worksheet, students identify and complete 6 different problems that include determining if a number is prime or not. First, they draw all possible rectangles with the areas given. Then, students determine whether...
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Naming Geometric Shapes

For Students 5th - 8th
Name that shape! This simple instructional activity has learners identify each geometric figure. They examine rectangular prisms, cylinders, rectangular pyramids, and hexagonal prisms. This one-page instructional activity contains 8...
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Clay Alphabet Sculpture Scenes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students sculpt clay letters. In this Keith Haring art lesson, students view a video interview of the artist, design their own clay sculpture, and display during a class "gallery walk". 
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Untraceable Exercise

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this tracing worksheet, learners trace lines, figures, and letters and explain if they could or could not trace them. Students complete 9 problems.
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Vocabulary: Children of Clay

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students insert 5 vocabulary words into sentences and match them to definitions. Students insert the words figures, polish, pottery, screens, and symbol.
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Primary Geometry

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identity simple geometric shapes. In this early geometry instructional activity, the teacher introduces students to triangles, squares, and rectangles, then students identify and classify the shapes as they are found in the...