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Grade 2 Geometry

What your student will learn?

Recognize and draw shapes with specified attributes such as number of sides, angles, or faces. (2.G.1)
 
Quarter 4
 
Partition a rectangle into rows and columns and count to find the total. (2.G.2)
 
Quarter 2
 
Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares. (2.G.3)
 
Quarter 4
 

Vocabulary


  • Cube: a solid with 6 faces all the same size
  • Closed Figure: a plane figure that completely surrounds an area
  • Edge: the line segment where two faces of a solid figure meet
  • Face: a flat surface on a solid figure
  • Figure: a shape in 2 or 3 dimensions
  • Half: 2 equal parts
  • Hexagon: a figure with 6 sides
  • Partition: to divide into parts
  • Pentagon: a figure with 5 sides
  • Open Figure: a plane figure that does not completely enclose an area
  • Quadrilateral: a four-sided figure
  • Thirds: three equal parts
  • Triangle: a figure with 3 sides
  • Vertex: where two line segments, lines or rays meet to form an angle
  • Whole: all of the parts

 

Activities At Home

  • Look for 2-D and 3-D shapes around your house and community.
  • Compare 2-D and 3-D shapes. Look for the 2-D shapes that make up the 3-D shapes.
  • Talk about the shapes of foods that are eaten. For example, oranges are spheres.
  • Talk about the shapes of containers in stores. For example, cans are cylinders and boxes are rectangular prisms or cubes.

Learning Links


 
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Finding Shapes


 
 
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Solid Figures


 
 
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Guess the Solid Figure


 
 
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Shape Sorter


 
 
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Transformations


 
 
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Symmetry


 
 
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Tangrams


 
 
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Pattern Blocks


 
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Angles

 
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Rows and Columns

 
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Shapes

 
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Tangram Games

2nd Grade Common Core

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