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2D Shape 3rd & 4th Learning Path

By D McDaid

2D Shape 3rd & 4th
11 resources in this Learning Path

1

Shape - Puzzle Parlor

http://www.gamepuzzles.com/pparlor/puzzleparlmm.html Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

A variety of interactive drag and drop type puzzles depicting 2 and 3D shapes and including 4 levels of complexity. It is self correcting.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Use on the IWB as a stimulus or reinforcement activity in a whole class context. Alternatively, use as part of several stations involving practical and online manipulation/tessellation of 2D shapes.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

2

Finding Symmetry: Two Lines: Garden

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7799/index.html Added: 12 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Explore a secret garden to find shapes with one line of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example a pond, paving stone and park bench. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves. Check.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: Symmetry

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify and draw lines of symmetry in two dimensional shapes
  • identify line symmetry in the environment
  • identify lines of symmetry as horizontal, vertical or diagonal
  • use understanding of line symmetry to complete missing half of a shape, picture or pattern

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class setting on interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

3

Finding Symmetry: Three Lines: City

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7801/index.html Added: 12 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Explore a futuristic city to find shapes with at least three lines of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example a pentagon, square and triangle. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: Symmetry

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify and draw lines of symmetry in two dimensional shapes
  • identify line symmetry in the environment
  • identify lines of symmetry as horizontal, vertical or diagonal
  • use understanding of line symmetry to complete missing half of a shape, picture or pattern

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class setting on interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

4

Finding Symmetry: Two Lines: City

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7802/index.html Added: 12 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Explore a futuristic city to find shapes with two lines of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example an oval, a rectangle and a rhombus. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves. Check.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: Symmetry

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify and draw lines of symmetry in two dimensional shapes
  • identify line symmetry in the environment
  • identify lines of symmetry as horizontal, vertical or diagonal
  • use understanding of line symmetry to complete missing half of a shape, picture or pattern

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class setting on interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

5

Face Painter: Finding Faces 1

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L1068/index.html Added: 24 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Identify polygons on a range of prisms and polyhedra such as a cube, square pyramid or triangular prism. Picture in your head all sides of a solid.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore and describe the relationship of 3-D shapes with constituent 2-D shapes
  • explore, describe and compare the properties of 3-D shapes
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D and 3-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Great for identifying the relationship between 2D shapes and 3D objects. Use as a whole class activity on the interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

6

Finding Symmetry: Three Lines: Garden

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7798/index.html Added: 12 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Explore a secret garden to find shapes with three or more lines of symmetry. Look for shapes that are hidden in objects, for example, a flower, tent and bird bath. Use the testing wand to fold the shapes into matching halves.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: Symmetry

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify and draw lines of symmetry in two dimensional shapes
  • identify line symmetry in the environment
  • identify lines of symmetry as horizontal, vertical or diagonal
  • use understanding of line symmetry to complete missing half of a shape, picture or pattern

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class setting on interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

7

Tessellate Decorate: Rectangles

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7781/index.html Added: 09 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Game

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of rectangles. Choose a part of the room to decorate. Select a tessellation of rectangles to make. Create your own designs with the rectangles in the play space.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • combine, tessellate and make patterns with 2-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class lesson on Interactive Whiteboard

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Collection: Primary Source
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

8

Tessellate Decorate: Squares

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7782/index.html Added: 09 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Game

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of squares. Choose a part of the room to decorate. Select a tessellation of squares to make.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • combine, tessellate and make patterns with 2-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class lesson on Interactive Whiteboard

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Collection: Primary Source
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

9

Tessellate Decorate: Right-angled Triangles

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7786/index.html Added: 09 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Game

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of right-angled triangles. Choose a part of the room to decorate. Select a tessellation of right-angled triangles to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • combine, tessellate and make patterns with 2-D shapes
  • explore, describe and compare the properties (sides, angles, parallel and non-parallel lines) of 2-D shapes
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class lesson on Interactive Whiteboard

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Collection: Primary Source
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

10

Tessellate Decorate: Equilateral Triangles

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L7783/index.html Added: 09 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Game

Decorate a room in a house with patterns made of equilateral triangles. Choose a part of the room to decorate. Choose a tessellation of equilateral triangles to make. Copy the pattern and see it cover part of the room.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • combine, tessellate and make patterns with 2-D shapes
  • explore, describe and compare the properties (sides, angles, parallel and non-parallel lines) of 2-D shapes
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Ideal for whole class lesson on Interactive Whiteboard

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Collection: Primary Source
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

11

Pattern Shapes

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/shapes Added: 21 Jul 2015 Contributor: shane donaghy Resource type: Game

This is an excellent online resources for children to use to become familiar with 2D shapes and also has blank shape tesselations which the children can fill using 2d shapes.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • combine, tessellate and make patterns with 2-D shapes
  • construct and draw 2-D shapes
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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