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Fun with Shapes!
Jenny Steiner
What is this shape? For this page, the teacher will
uncover each shape one at a time
after allowing opportunities for
stud...
Now, Let’s Practice!
For pages 3-8, students will
practice drawing the shapes (one
per page) as they start to gain an
unde...
Now, Let’s Practice!
Now, Let’s Practice!
Now, Let’s Practice!
Now, Let’s Practice!
Now, Let’s Practice!
Shape Families
• There are three “families,” or catagories for
shapes.
Triangles
• Triangles can come in all sizes and angles.
Allow students to
play with the sizes
and dimensions of
the triang...
Quadrilaterals
• Quadrilaterals means the shape has four faces
and four edges.
• Examples:
Uncover shapes one at a time,
a...
Pentagons
• Pentagons have at least five sides.
• Examples:
1
3
2
5
4
2
1
3
4
5
6
Make numbers invisible;
have students co...
Sort the shapes into their Families!
Triangle Quadrilaterals Pentagons
Students will move
the shapes around
into the catag...
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Fun with shapes!

  1. 1. Fun with Shapes! Jenny Steiner
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. Now, Let’s Practice!
  5. 5. Now, Let’s Practice!
  6. 6. Now, Let’s Practice!
  7. 7. Now, Let’s Practice!
  8. 8. Now, Let’s Practice!
  9. 9. Shape Families • There are three “families,” or catagories for shapes.
  10. 10. Triangles • Triangles can come in all sizes and angles. Allow students to play with the sizes and dimensions of the triangles.
  11. 11. Quadrilaterals • Quadrilaterals means the shape has four faces and four edges. • Examples: Uncover shapes one at a time, after having students guess what belongs in this category. Invite students to move them around the active board.
  12. 12. Pentagons • Pentagons have at least five sides. • Examples: 1 3 2 5 4 2 1 3 4 5 6 Make numbers invisible; have students count the sides and gradually uncover the numbers.
  13. 13. Sort the shapes into their Families! Triangle Quadrilaterals Pentagons Students will move the shapes around into the catagories provided.

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