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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 lesson plan. Over the course of four or five days, children observe and discuss the geometric and organic shapes found in two pieces of...
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 instructional activity 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...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed