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# 2.G.A.1 Lesson Plans

#### CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.G.A.1

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"Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

## Lesson Plans

Capacity Comparison
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Capacity Comparison
Your class will love this outdoor activity that teaches them how to compare the capacity of different containers.
Kindergarten
Math
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Solid Shape Sort
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Solid Shape Sort
Give your students a head start on 3D shapes with this lesson that has them use their observational skills to identify what differentiates the shapes.
Math
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Jumping Into Geometry!
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Jumping Into Geometry!
This lesson helps students understand the difference between polygons. It focuses on the root words of these terms to help students make connections to their prior knowledge, making it especially beneficial for ESLs.
Math
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Shape Detectives: What's in the Bag?
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Shape Detectives: What's in the Bag?
What's in the bag? This fun math lesson involves using defining attributes as clues to draw conclusions. Young learners will have a great time making guesses about different objects and creating their own shape riddles.
Math
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Comparing Solids
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Comparing Solids
In this lesson, your students will play "I Spy" to identify 3-D shapes. They will use language to describe the shapes and be able to compare them easily.
Math
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2-D Shapes
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2-D Shapes
Shape up your students' understanding of geometrical attributes with this hands-on math lesson. Students will gain a better understanding of how to describe a shape by the number of edges and vertices it has, rather than by its name.
Math
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Shape Models
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Shape Models
With this activity, students will identify shapes, build 3-D shapes, and practice describing shapes with a partner.
Math
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Kandinsky Shapes
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Kandinsky Shapes
Your students will have a blast thinking about polygons and making these paintings inspired by Wassily Kandinsky!
Math
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Exploring Capacity
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Exploring Capacity
Use this lesson to introduce the concepts of capacity and volume with young learners. This hands on lesson can be used as a scaffolded pre-lesson to Capacity Comparison.
Math
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Sides, Corners, and More, Oh My!
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Sides, Corners, and More, Oh My!
Geometry is a core of mathematics in the early years. Help students recognize and draw shapes given specific attributes such as the number of corners and sides. This lesson can be a stand-alone activity of paired with 2-D Shapes!
Math
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3-D Scavenger Hunt
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3-D Scavenger Hunt
Explore 3-D shapes with your students and help them identify and talk about the relevant attributes of three-dimensional shapes, all while using real-world examples! Use this as a stand-alone lesson or alongside the Shape Models lesson.
Math
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Equal Shares
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Equal Shares
Provide students with an opportunity to identify the wholes that are correctly divided into halves, thirds, and fourths (equal shares). Use this activity alone as a support lesson or alongside Cookie Fractions Fun.
Math
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