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Capacity and Volume - I tired various things but the children could not remember them. I got this from another teacher. Draw a giant "G" on the board. Then inside the giant "G" put 4 "Qs". Then inside each "Q" put 2 "Ps", then inside each "P" put...source

geometry walk - why not take your students on a Geometry Walk around your building? Take a pad of post its and each time a student sees something that looks like a familiar shape, write it on a post it note. When you get back you can make a bar graph of these items. You can add to it as ...source

Area and Volume - Students work in teams with paper, cardboard, and masking tape to build models of a cubic inch, a cubic foot, a cubic yard source

Block Designs - A lesson plan with reproducibles. Students cover pictures with correct pattern blocks, then sort blocks according to shape source

Building Viewpoints - Using printable cubes, students explore shapes in both two and three dimensions source

Daves Math Tables: Areas, Volumes, Surface Areas - Diagrams and formulas to find area, volume and surface area for basic geometric shapes source

Degrees: Circles, Triangles, Rectangles, Squares - Angle properties of basic geometric shapes source

Find the Shapes - A reproducible activity that instructs students to find basic geometric shapes in a picture design source

Geoboards in the Classroom - Lesson plans for teaching about lines, squares, rectangles, parallelograms, and right triangles using geoboards. Examples and printable dot paper are provided source

Geometric Shapes - A lesson plan for a game which reinforces names of geometric shapes and basic operations source

Investigating Polygons - Two lesson plans with printable worksheets for teaching about polygons. Students learn how to measure central, interior, and exterior angles source

Make a Pyramid - A printable template for making a four sided pyramid with a square base source

Plane Geometry - Students use hands-on and real world activities to explore two-dimensional shapes source

Present Hunt - A game with printable directions and game board. Students match geometric shapes source

Shape Recognition - A guide to learning, and printable coloring pages about shapes from Sesame Street source

Shapes Worksheets - Five printable worksheets with teaching ideas. Students match, count, and analyze geometric shapes source

Tangrams - An instructional unit for using tangrams to compute the area of a polygon. Unit includes lesson plans, printable activities, and answer sheets source

The Outline of Things - Students discover shapes in their world by matching household objects to pre-traced outlines on a grocery bag source

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