Your students will love playing detective as they try to solve each other's mystery shapes, and best of all - they will be learning about all the attributes of 2D and 3D shapes as they gather and record clues! This product was designed to give your students a better understanding of geometric language and shape attributes.
*print double sided*
Shape Detectives includes the following:
Detailed instructions for play
Learning Objective poster
Teaching Points (common misunderstandings)
19 mystery shapes
24 clue cards
Shape Sorter Cheat Sheet
This product supports the following math TEKS:
2.8B -Classify and sort three-dimensional solids, including spheres, cones, cylinders, rectangular prisms (including cubes as special rectangular prisms), and triangular prisms, based on attributes using formal geometric language.
2.8C - Classify and sort polygons with 12 or fewer sides according to attributes, including identifying the number of sides and number of vertices.
*see the preview for instructions on how to play*
Any number of two or more players can play. Use this game in stations, partner groups, guided math, or as an early finisher activity.
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