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Illustrative Mathematics

#### All vs. Only Some

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
All shapes have certain defining attributes that set them apart from others. In order to understand this, young mathematicians look at examples and non-examples of triangles, rectangles, and squares, working as a whole class to create...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Alike or Different Game

For Teachers K Standards
How are a circle and triangle alike? How are they different? These are the types of questions children will answer while playing this fun geometry game. Including a variety of conventional and unconventional shapes, this activity allows...
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Curated OER

#### Tile Patterns I: Octagons and Squares

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
This can be used as a critical thinking exercise in congruence or as a teaching tool when first introducing the concept. Four octagons are arranged in such a way that a square is formed in the middle. With this information, geometry...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Counting Squares

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Challenge young mathematicians' understanding of squares with this geometry puzzle. The task is simple, identify as many squares as possible in a 3x3 array. Allow learners to work independently or in pairs as they search for squares,...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Grandfather Tang's Story

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It's amazing the complex figures that can be made using only a few simple shapes. Following a class reading of the children's bookÂ Grandfather Tang's Story by Ann Tompert, young mathematicians use sets of tangrams to create models of the...
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Curated OER

#### Naming Polygons

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
What polygon is this? Young geometers categorize shapes by circling all the quadrilaterals in a set of figures. Next, they write the names of 10 polygons using a visual guide as reference. Review the guide together before they start if...
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Curated OER

#### Perimeters of Squares and Rectangles

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
If you're looking for some perimeter practice problems for beginners, you've found them! Learners reference an example that takes them through the steps of finding the perimeter of a square or rectangle. Then, they complete nine on their...
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Curated OER

#### 2-Dimensional Shapes: Naming Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Get to know eight shapes by name:Â square, rectangle, triangle, pentagon, hexagon,Â andÂ octagon. Young geometers write the correct name below each of these shapes, using a word bank for guidance. Then, they draw two of the shapes (hexagon...
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#### Naming 2-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
Inside each of these two-dimensional shapes, scholars identify the figure by writing its name. There is a word bank for them to work from, but some shape names are used multiple times. There are six identifiers they use: pentagon,...
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#### 2-Dimensional Shapes: Coloring Shapes

For Students K - 1st Standards
For beginners to color, number, and shape theory, this is a great way to solidify skills. They use a key at the top to determine which color (yellow, green, purple, or blue) to shade each shape (square, triangle, circle, and rectangle,...
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Curated OER

#### Highlights - Better Than Ever

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this sewing themed worksheet students will read a passage about patching a hole in a pair of jeans with where they need to read 21 sewing related words by looking at a picture next to each word.
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Curated OER

#### 2-Dimensional Shapes: Drawing Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Some of the best practice with shape identification comes from drawing the figures first-hand. Young geometers draw nine two-dimensional shapes:Â rectangle, circle, square, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, triangle with three equal sides,...
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#### Areas of Rectangles and Squares

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Each of these rectangles and squares has the length and width given with units. Can scholars solve for the area? Designed for beginners to this skill, all of these are whole-number single-digit measurements. There is a detailed example...
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#### Area of Rectangles and Squares

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Find the area; scholars examine nine images of squares and rectangles with width, length, and units provided for each. They multiply double-digit numbers to find the area, writing it into the box provided. Because square units are...
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Curated OER

#### Match the Shapes

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Which shape is the same? Young geometers match a triangle, circle, rectangle, and square to their identical counterparts, connecting them with a line from left to right. Then, they do the same thing with a set of four circular shapes,...
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Curated OER

#### Coloring Squares - Write the Word

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Let's learn about squares. Youngsters complete this coloring worksheet with multiple objectives including printing practice, spelling, shapes, and colors. First, they trace the wordÂ green. Pupils color all the squares in a string of...
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#### The Shape Show

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Define plane shapes by their properties, then use this game to reinforce those skills. Learners use given properties as clues to determine each shape. They work to name ten different shapes, six of which are polygons.
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#### Forming New Shapes from Old Shapes

For Students K - 3rd
Shapes can be joined together to make new shapes! Young geometers experience this phenomenon as they examine four shape challenges in this worksheet. Scholars create a rectangle from two right triangles and a fish from an oval and a...
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#### The Very Busy Spider

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Youngsters explore visual arts by participating in a geometry identification activity. They read the book The Very Busy Spider and identify the techniques spiders use to create webs. Have you ever noticed that their webs are geometric...
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#### Guess the Shape

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
How well does your class know their shapes? This interactive shape quiz provides learners with four clues which they will use to determine identify each shape. This is an excellent way to assess how well learners know their shapes and...
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#### Shape Sort

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Sorting is a great way to familiarize learners with basic shapes in this partner activity. Pairs have sixteen shape cards with various sizes and types of triangles, rectangles, hexagons, and squares. They have four category cards in...
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#### Shapes and Tools

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners view different shapes drawn by the teacher on the board. The teacher identifies each shape by name and discusses the importance of knowing the difference between shapes when building something. The pupils complete the...
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#### Shapes!

For Teachers K
Explore five basic shapes- square, rectangle, triangle, circle, and stars with youngsters. They will participate in hands-on activities, draw each shape, name each shape. They also get to eat things that are in the shapes they have just...
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Curated OER

#### What Am I?: Geometric Shape Riddles

For Students 1st - 3rd
Combine literacy, problem-solving, and geometric shape recognition with this riddle activity. Scholars solve 4 riddes, naming the shape described in each. Descriptions are in first person, and include a real-life look-alike. For example,...