This guided geometry lesson takes second graders on an exploration of 2D and 3D shapes. Kids will learn how to sort shapes, as well as partition them into halves, quarters and thirds. Tangrams are also featured within the exercise in order to give kids practical ways of practicing their new geometry skills. For more printable practice, try the geometry worksheets recommended by our curriculum advisors to accompany this lesson.
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.
Help your young mathematicians develop an understanding of spheres with this geometry resource. Students will seek to identify and count the three-dimensional shape using pictures of real-life objects.
Rectangular prisms make for great rooms! Help your students develop an understanding of this 3-D shape while turning them into rooms in this fun geometry lesson. How would you decorate your rectangular prism room?
Rectangular prisms can turn into lots of different things! Help your students develop an understanding of this 3-D shape while creating pictures of different objects. Get ready to let your imagination soar with this creative geometry lesson!
Spheres are all around us—from home to school and in between! Have your students search for real-life spheres around them with this fun geometry activity that will deepen their understanding of this ubiquitous shape.
Second graders get multidimensional with these 3-D shapes resources and activities. Build students’ geometry skills with hands-on models and worksheets that review the fundamental properties of shapes. You can even lead your kids in a song that teaches all about shapes. While learning about 3-D shapes, you may want to do some review with our 2-D shapes resources.