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## Naming Shapes

• Naming Shapes
• Course: Mathematics
• Section: Geometry - 2D Shapes
• Outcome: Identify and describe two-dimensional shapes in the environment
• Activity Type: Printable
• Activity ID: 19052

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#### United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

• ##### KS1.Ma3 – Shape, space and measures
• Knowledge, skills and understanding

• Understanding patterns and properties of shape

• KS1.Ma3.2 – Pupils should be taught to:

• KS1.Ma3.2.a – Describe properties of shapes that they can see or visualise using the related vocabulary

• KS1.Ma3.2.c – Create 2-D shapes and 3-D shapes

• Using and applying shape, space and measures

• KS1.Ma3.1 – Pupils should be taught to:

• Reasoning

• KS1.Ma3.1.e – Recognise simple spatial patterns and relationships and make predictions about them

#### Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

• ##### Measurement and Geometry
• Shape

• ACMMG009 – Sort, describe and name familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in the environment

• ##### Measurement and Geometry
• Shape

• ACMMG022 – Recognise and classify familiar two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects using obvious features

#### New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

• ##### 1.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 1.GM.2 – Sort objects and shapes by a single feature and describe the feature, using everyday language

• 1.GM.3 – Represent reď¬‚ections and translations by creating patterns

• ##### 2.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 2.GM.2 – Sort objects and shapes by different features and describe the features, using mathematical language

• 2.GM.3 – Represent reflections and translations by creating and describing patterns

#### United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

• ##### K.G – Geometry
• Mathematics

• K.G.4 – Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/“corners”) and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).

• K.G.5 – Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.

• K.G.6 – Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, “Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?”

• ##### 1.G – Geometry
• Mathematics

• 1.G.2 – Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape.(Students do not need to learn formal names such as “right rectangular prism.”)