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All About Shapes!

All About Shapes!

Author: Lindsey Castillo

Standard 2.G.A.1. Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. 1 Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.

Objective: Students will be able to identify the unique attributes of different shapes. 

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Bring it all together.

Now that we've gone through many resources. Summarize the attributes that are key to identifying a shape.  How does knowing the number of angles help you determine the number of sides? 

share your answer here:

Test your new knowledge

Work through the slides and see if you can name the shapes when given only their unique attributes.

A Read aloud about shapes

Source: Chu, Catherina, director. The Greedy Triangle. YouTube, 19 June 2011,

Click on the Link for some games that give you extra practice!

Some vocabulary for shapes!

Source: MCCS Teachers, director. 2D Shapes . YouTube, 5 Apr. 2020,