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Module 2
Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Shapes

Overview

Throughout this module students will:

  • classify objects and count the number of objects in each category
  • identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, and spheres)
  • analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes
  • communicate about the relative position of shapes by using terms such as above, below, next to, beside, in front of, and behind


Vocabulary

Terminology Definition Illustration
     
Above A prepostition that indicates the location of an object 
     
Behind A preposition that indicates the location of an object
     
Below A preposition that indicates the location of an object
     
Beside A preposition that indicates the location of an object
     
In front of A prepositional phrase that indicates the location of an object
     
Next to A prepositional phrase that indicates the location of an object
     
Circle A figure with no sides and no vertices
     
Cone A geometric solid with a circular base and curved surface
     
Cube A solid figure with six square faces
     
Cylinder A geometric solid with two circular bases and a curved surface
     
Face  The flat side of a solid
     
Flat Two-dimensional shape
     
Hexagon A flat figure enclosed by six straight sides
     
Rectangle A flat figure enclosed by four straight sides
     
Solid A three-dimensional shape
     
Sphere A geometric solid with a curved surface  
     
Square A plane figure with 4 sides that are the same length and 4 square vertices 
     
Triangle A plane figure with 3 straight sides and 3 vertices

Additional Resources


Quick Count from JD K-4 Math on Vimeo.

 

Kindergarten Rekenrek from JD K-4 Math on Vimeo.


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