Defining Shapes

With our Defining Shapes lesson plan, students learn how to define and identifying basic shapes like rectangles, squares, triangles, and circles.

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Our Defining Shapes lesson plan teaches students all about some basic shapes and how to identify and define them. During this lesson, students are asked to practice identifying the shapes from this lesson, including circles, squares, and triangles. Students also complete a fun, interactive activity in which they create a drawing using the shapes discussed during this lesson.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to distinguish between defining and non-defining attributes as well as recognizing and drawing shapes with specific attributes.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.1.G.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.2.G.A.1

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1st Grade, 2nd Grade