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- K.G.B.4Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/"corners") and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).
- K.G.B.5Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.
- K.G.B.6Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, "Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?"

The Delicious World of Squares and Rectangles

Kindergarten Math

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Geometry

Big Idea:The identification of geometric shapes is an important kindergarten math skill. This math lesson allows students to see that shapes are all around us, even in our food!

Building Shapes- Review of 2D Shapes

Kindergarten Math

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Positions and Shapes

Big Idea:What do students love more than building? Building with marshmallows! In this lesson, students get to build shapes with marshmallows and toothpicks.

What is a Circle?

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Positions and Shapes

Big Idea:What is Round? is a great book to use to look at examples of circles. The students will learn what is means to be round and learn about the attributes of a circle.

What is a Triangle?

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Positions and Shapes

Big Idea:When a Line Bends...A Shape Begins is a great book to use to introduce 2-dimensional shapes. The students will be introduced to all of the basic 2-dimensional shapes and learn about the attributes of a triangle.

Stack, Slide, & Roll!

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

3D Shapes

Big Idea:This lively, engaging activity gets students focusing on not only correct 3D shape names but attributes, as well.

2D/3D Snack Shape Sort

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

3D Shapes

Big Idea:What better way to kick off 3D shapes than with food and our knowledge of 2D shapes?!

Shapes in Our World: Exploring Triangles and Circles

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students have fun exploring the world of shapes as they learn about triangles and circles.

Comparing & Sorting Shapes

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Positions and Shapes

Big Idea:Two-dimensional shape and three-dimensional shapes are related! Students will use play dough to see how the two kinds of shapes are related. Students will also be able to differentiate between two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes.

Let's Face It: How Plane Shapes Compose 3D Shapes

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:The students have a strong understanding of plane shapes. Now they get to use this information to better understand 3D shapes in this hands-on activity.

Introducing 3-D Shapes

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Positions and Shapes

Big Idea:Students recognize 3D shapes around them, learning their names and attributes by exploring real objects.

We're Not Catching Butterflies!! 3D Shapes and Nets

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:An important Common Core standard for kindergarten is comparing and identifying characteristics of shapes. This hands-on lesson will help students develop your students' understanding of 3D shapes and the plane shapes that compose them.

In the Box: Rectangular Prisms and Cubes

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students will have fun learning about 3-D shapes when they explore rectangular prisms and cubes in this interactive lesson.

Exploring More Shapes in Our World: Rhombuses and Ovals

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Most kindergarten students have some knowledge of basic shapes. This lesson expands this knowledge by acquainting them with two shapes they may not be as familiar with.

More 3D Shapes: Learning about Pyramids and Spheres

Kindergarten Math

» Unit:

Geometry

Big Idea:Students will have fun learning about 3-D shapes when they explore rectangular prisms and cubes in this interactive lesson.

K.G.B.4

Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/"corners") and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).

K.G.B.5

Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.

K.G.B.6

Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, "Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?"