This lesson is a free lesson from the Kindergarten Geometry Unit/Shape Unit by Kara Kruchinski which is available for purchase and covers all Common Core Standards for Kindergarten geometry. This lesson is also directly aligned to the Common Core Standards for Kindergarten geometry.
-identifying names of shapes and their attributes
-correctly naming shapes regardless of their orientations or size
-describing positions of shapes
-composing simples shapes to form larger shapes
Students will explore the concept through the following:
-an activity with a picture book
-participating in the "Shape Hokey Pokey"
-creating 2D creatures with cut-out shapes.
You can also choose to purchase the bundled lesson plans that precede this lesson called "2D Shapes Lesson Plans" or the bundle that comes after this lesson called "2D and 3D Shapes Lesson Plans".
Link-Kindergarten Geometry Unit/Shape Unit
Link-2D Shapes Lesson Plans
Link-2D and 3D Shapes Lesson Plans
Here are some other great resources to check out:
Link-1st Grade Geometry Unit/Shape Unit
Link- 2nd Grade Geometry Unit/Shape Unit
Link-Area and Perimeter Unit - 3rd Grade
Link-3rd Grade Geometry Unit/Shape Unit
~Created by Kara Kruchinski