Describe Solid Shapes Around Us
The purpose of this lesson is for students to notice and describe the locations of solid shapes in their environment.
Throughout this lesson, students have opportunities to make connections between objects in their environment and solid shapes, such as considering that a block and a tissue box both look like the same solid shape.
- Recognize, name, describe, and build solid shapes in the environment.
- Let’s find solid shapes.
Materials to Gather
- Gather materials from:
- Build Shapes, Stages 1-3
- Geoblocks, Stages 1-4
- Counting Collections, Stage 1
- Match Mine, Stage 1
- Shake and Spill, Stages 1-4
|Activity 1||15 min|
|Activity 2||10 min|
|Activity 3||20 min|
|Lesson Synthesis||5 min|
Teacher Reflection Questions
Think about a recent time from class when your students were confused. What did you do to support them in reasoning about their confusion together as a community of learners?