Shape Recognizer—More Shapes

Sub Trajectory: classifying

Recognizes most familiar shapes and typical examples of other shapes, such as hexagon, rhombus (diamond), and trapezoid.


You may see this:

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Other Examples:

  • A child differentiates a typical hexagon as different from a typical rhombus because it has 6 versus 4 sides.
  • A child identifies a rhombus and trapezoid as different types of quadrilaterals than a rectangle.

Help your student become a(n) Shape Recognizer—More Shapes

Explorations and discussions involve more than the shapes typically named in our culture, such as typical examples of hexagons (6-sided shapes, often with all sides and angles the same), rhombuses (four equal sides), and trapezoids (1 pair of parallel sides).

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.