Naming 3D objects

Naming 3D objects

Year 5
Geometry - 3D Objects
Naming three-dimensional objects
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  • KS2.Y3 – KS2 Year 3
    • Year 3 programme of study
      • KS2.Y3.G.PS – Geometry - properties of shapes

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y3.G.PS.2 – Recognise angles as a property of shape or a description of a turn

  • KS2.Y5 – KS2 Year 5
    • Year 5 programme of study
      • KS2.Y5.G.PS – Geometry - properties of shapes

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y5.G.PS.1 – Identify 3-D shapes, including cubes and other cuboids, from 2-D representations

  • Year 3
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Shape

        • ACMMG063 – Make models of three-dimensional objects and describe key features

  • 4 – Year 4
    • 4.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 4.GM.2 – Sort objects and two- and three-dimensional shapes by two features simultaneously

  • 5 – Year 5
    • 5.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 5.GM.2 – Sort two- and three-dimensional shapes, considering the presence and/or absence of features simultaneously and justifying the decisions made

      • 5.GM.5 – Draw plan, front, and side views of objects

  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 6.GM.3 – Sort two- and three-dimensional shapes (including prisms), considering given properties simultaneously and justifying the decisions made

      • 6.GM.6 – Draw or make objects, given their plan, front, and side views

This activity is not included in United States – Common Core State Standards.

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