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2D shapes
Vocabulary

2D shapes

OVERVIEW

Two-dimensional shapes are completely flat. Learning 2D shapes is important for future math learning.

Download our 2D shapes activity below.

This activity introduces 2D shapes. Can you name the 2D shapes? Draw a line and match each shape to its name. This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice.

 

Common Core Alignment:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.C Identify real-life connections between words and their use.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.6 Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.G.A.2 Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.G.A.3 Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, "flat") or three-dimensional ("solid").

ACTIVITIES

2d-shapes-activity

Deep Dive

Read our report on the Science of Reading. Research-based reading instruction must incorporate the 5 pillars of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This report provides an easy to understand overview of each of these pillars and explains the important connection between how the brain learns to read (the Neuroscience of Reading) and how we teach children to read (The Science of Reading Instruction). It also explains why helping children build connections between letters and sounds, through phonics and phonemic awareness, is so crucial for the developing reading mind. This report is perfect for sharing with colleagues and friends!