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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...
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Little Bit Studio

#### Bugs and Buttons 2

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Playing with bugs and buttons has never been so much fun! Offering a variety of different activities, this is a great resource for developing basic skills in preschool and kindergarten-aged children.
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Curated OER

#### Lines and Patterns

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Here are six outstanding art lessons on geometry, line, shape and form, light and shadow, line and pattern, and tessellation for you. Each activity is well-worth implementing with your art students. These lessons would be especially good...
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Curated OER

#### Brain Train

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A lengthy presentation on geometric reflections is here for your young geometers. Learners consider a shape, then must choose between four reflections to find the one that is a true vertical, horizontal, or diagonal reflection of the...
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Curated OER

#### Shape Up!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
An outstanding lesson on teaching the basic shapes and polygon names to young geometers is here for you. In it, learners investigate the role of basic polygons in the strength of structures. They use geoboards, rubber bands, streamed...
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Curated OER

#### Tiling Tessellations

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore tessellations. For this shapes and geometry lesson, students describe the attributes of many of the shapes displayed on an Elmo. Students create examples of tessellations using pattern blocks.
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Oregon Department of Education

#### Building and Expanding Patterns

For Teachers 4th Standards
The generation of a number, or shape pattern, is the focus of this math instructional activity. Pupils are presented with a variety of patterns shapes, and number patterns, then use worksheets embedded in the plan to gain further...
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Curated OER

#### Simetria

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Your Spanish students will see what symmetry looks like on a quadrilateral, triangle, and circle  in this presentation. Large, bright shapes are displayed with lines of symmetry, followed by examples that do not show a line of symmetry....
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Curated OER

#### Geometry Jeopardy!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A list of instructions for this exciting Geometry Jeopardy game is included on slide 2. There are a total of 25 clues and 5 categories, including: solids, triangles, lines, angles, and grab bag. Tip: Play this Jeopardy game with your...
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National Gallery of Canada

#### Surprising Sun Prints

For Teachers K - 3rd
Here comes the sun! Composition, shapes, and the properties of light are the focus of this bright lesson. Class members examine art and then create sun prints using photosensitive paper and various objects of different shapes and sizes....
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Freecloud Design

#### Mathmateer

For Students K - 6th Standards
Three, two, one...liftoff! Elevate math skills to new heights while having a blast. A great resource that combines entertainment and education for children of all ages.
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Baylor College

#### Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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Curated OER

#### Writing Takes Shape!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read The Greedy Triangle and discuss geometric solids. In this geometry lesson plan, students list the geo-solids in the world and create a graphic organizer to show where geo-solids exist.
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Curated OER

#### Red Circle, Red Circle, What Do You See?

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners explore shapes and colors. They listen to Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and use the same language pattern to create a color and shape book of their own. After that, with the leftover magazine...
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Curated OER

#### A Different Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers utilize a pattern worksheet embedded in this plan to work on a deeper understanding of geometric concepts like symmetry and congruency. Since geometry is such a visual form of mathematics, this lesson should fit...
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Curated OER

#### Spotting Polygons

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
See all sides of the story with a worksheet on geometric shapes! After studying the example at the top, which matches polygons with solid figures, second graders circle shapes that are named in the directions. Next, they match polygons...
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PBS

#### Patterns to the Rescue!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Track down the Cyberchase episode that this lesson is associated with. Using a worksheet that is embedded in the plan, learners must find the next two numbers and shapes (a double pattern). Once these have been discovered, pupils try...
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Curated OER

#### Venn Diagrams, Part 3

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Can your first graders interpret Venn diagrams? Different sets of clues help pupils narrow down a specific number in different shapes. They determine odds and evens, greater than or less than, and what shape the number is in. A fun...
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Curated OER

#### Where's That Shape?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Your kindergartners know their shapes - but can they identify their locations? A 3x3 grid contains geometric shapes such as diamonds, circles, and hexagons, and pupils locate the shapes within the grid. Which shape is underneath the...
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Primary Resources

#### Volume (Lesson 1)

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Add to your teaching tools an interactive presentation in that it's meant to be used in tandem with manipulative cubes. Each slide asks pupils to create a shape that uses a certain number of unit cubes. They are encouraged to make as...
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DK Publishing

#### Drawing Bigger Shapes

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Master bigger, smaller, and shape names with an all-inclusive kindergarten worksheet. Young learners study the shapes on the left side (circle, rectangle, triangle, and square), and draw bigger versions of each. They then color their new...
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Curated OER

#### Exploring and Using Shapes to Make a Dance

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use their bodies to create various shapes to make a dance when given various music and beats. In this shapes and dance lesson plan, 2nd graders create lines, curves, twists, and angles with their bodies.
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Curated OER

#### Falling into Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Children with special needs participate in several activities to reinforce shape and color recognition. They sign the word leaf, sing a song about leaves, and bounce leaves around on a parachute. They then help the instructor name...
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Curated OER

#### Same Shape and Size

For Students K - 1st Standards
Can your kindergartners recognize shapes? What about when they are in different orientations? Youngsters study groups of shapes to determine which have the same shape and size. Two of the groups have triangles and ovals, and the other...