Parts of Shapes Identifier
Sub Trajectory: classifying

Identifies shapes in terms of their parts.

Activities

You may see this:

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Other Examples:

  • A child explains, "No matter how skinny it looks, that's a triangle because it has three sides and three angles."

Help your student become a(n) Parts of Shapes Identifier

Activities ask children to classify and name shapes based on their parts, such as saying that a shape is octagon even though it does not have equal sides and angles (as a stop sign). Sorting activities with rich discussions can be helpful.

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.