In this visual thinking worksheet, 2nd graders determine how many smaller shapes are within the four larger shapes. Shapes include circles, rectangles, triangles, and squares.
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Recognizing Geometric Shapes
Young mathematicians explore the beauty of geometry with this cross-curricular math and visual arts instructional activity. Over the course of four or five days, children observe and discuss the geometric and organic shapes found in two...
4 mins K - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Identify and Describe Geometric Figures
In search of a comprehensive geometry resource to supplement your elementary math instruction? Look no further. This geometry chapter, taken straight out of a math textbook, provides everything you need to begin teaching young...
2nd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understand Repeating Patterns
Further develop your class's understanding of patterns using the second video of this nine-part series. First introduce the key vocabulary words pattern, core, and step, using shape patterns to explain the meaning of each. Then apply...
5 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Recognize Fractions: Breaking Shapes into Equal Parts
Introduce young mathematicians to the concept of fractions by cutting shapes into pieces. The first video in this eight-part series starts by making a clear distinction between whole numbers and fractions. A circle is then used to...
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Stop, Look, and Find Shapes in Our School Community
Use this project-based lesson to help your young mathematicians learn about shapes in their environment. Using everyday technology, learners must find shapes such as squares, circles, triangles, and rectangles. They use digital cameras...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed