What is this shape? For this page, the teacher will
uncover each shape one at a time
after allowing opportunities for
students to answer. The teacher will
call on one person per shape to come
write the answer next to the shape.
Now, Let’s Practice!
For pages 3-8, students will
practice drawing the shapes (one
per page) as they start to gain an
understanding of their definitions.
• There are three “families,” or catagories for
• Triangles can come in all sizes and angles.
Allow students to
play with the sizes
and dimensions of
• Quadrilaterals means the shape has four faces
and four edges.
Uncover shapes one at a time,
after having students guess what
belongs in this category. Invite
students to move them around
the active board.
• Pentagons have at least five sides.
Make numbers invisible;
have students count the
sides and gradually
uncover the numbers.
Sort the shapes into their Families!
Triangle Quadrilaterals Pentagons
Students will move
the shapes around
into the catagories