In this unit, this pack includes everything you need for an entire unit. This pack includes whole group, small groups and independent resources that may be used for introducing, during teaching of, reviewing and assessing geometry 2D shapes. In this unit, 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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First, follow these lesson plans or use the ideas to supplement your curriculum. There are 3 weeks or 15 lesson plan ideas to cover Geometry 2D shapes.
In addition, use this poster to teach learners different two-dimensional shapes during your lessons.
Also, 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.
To start, use these poems to introduce the shapes to your learners. The beginning of the poem shares attributes that can be elaborated in whole group. In addition, the ending of the poem provides real life examples of the shapes in our world.
During each week of instruction, use the storytelling lesson provided. To start the lesson, introduce your learners to a real-life situation that involves shapes. After that, 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. Next, introduce your learners to the shape poem. After that, have learners make the shape using playdough, WikkiStix or small manipulatives. Futhermore, at the end of the lesson, discuss the characteristics of each shape.
During this unit, have learners complete an interactive notebook page after they are introduced to a new shape. Working together, complete the information and glue into the interactive math notebook.
Finally, end each week by exploring the shapes with groups or partners. After that, follow the directions and use the resources provided in this unit for these review activities.
During this time of the lesson, share a snack each week together while reviewing the attributes of each shapes introduced.
Math Center | Shape Clip Cards
During this center, have learners clip the shape of the real life object.
Math Center | Shape Sorting
With this activity, have learners sort the pictures onto the correct shape mat.
Math Center | Shape Matching
Together in partners, have learners go shape shopping by matching the shopping carts by their shape.
Math Center | Shape Pocket Chart
During this activity, have learners match the pictures to the correct shape on a pocket chart.
Math Center | Shape Write the Room
In this activity, have learners look around the room for shapes and draw the correct shape on their page.
Math Center | Shape Puzzles
During this center, have the learners match the shape puzzles.
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