This pack includes whole group, small groups and independent resources that may be used for introducing, teaching, reviewing and assessing geometric two-dimensional shapes. Lesson plans with mini-lessons, center activities and an interactive page are available for each week of instruction.
Shapes included in the pack are…
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Follow these lesson plans or use the ideas to supplement your curriculum. There are 3 weeks or15 lesson plan ideas.
Use this poster to teach learners different two-dimensional shapes.
Post these cards on the math wall during the unit to refer to as new words are introduced. Shape and geometric vocabulary are available to introduce to learners.
Use these poems to introduce the shapes to your learners. The beginning of the poem shares attributes that can be elaborated in whole group. The ending of the poem provides real life examples of the shapes in our world.
Each week of instruction included a storytelling lesson. This lesson is included to introduce your learners to a real-life situation that involves shapes. Use the materials listed in the description and have your learners help you solve the problem.
Each shape lesson comes with a read-aloud text to share with your learners. Then introduce your learners to the shape poem. Have learners make the shape using playdough, WikkiStix or small manipulatives. Discuss the characteristics of each shape.
Have learners complete an interactive notebook page after they are introduced to a new shape. Work together to complete the information and glue into their interactive math notebook.
End each week by exploring the shapes with groups or partners. Follow the directions and use the resources provided for these review activities.
Share a snack each week together while reviewing the attributes of each shapes introduced.
Math Center | Shape Clip Cards
Have learners clip the shape of the real life object.
Math Center | Shape Sorting
Have learners sort the pictures onto the correct shape mat.
Math Center | Shape Matching
Have learners go shape shopping by matching the shopping carts by their shape.
Math Center | Shape Pocket Chart
Have learners match the pictures to the correct shape on a pocket chart.
Math Center | Shape Write the Room
Have learners look around the room for shapes and draw the correct shape on their page.
Math Center | Shape Puzzles
Have the learners match the shape puzzles.
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