As set out by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in the Common Core State Standards Initiative. For more information, please visit the Geometry domain at the Common Core State Standards website.
February 24, 2013
A child identifies two-dimensional shapes.
A student uses blocks to recreate arrangements of shapes.
A student gives and receives orders about where to put a stuffed animal.
Sharon Hogan and her preschool class at Peterson School had all kinds of fun with the way Eric Carle’s The Secret Birthday Message plays with the two main faces of geometry—shapes and spatial sense.
A child identifies triangles on a page of shapes.
A child describes examples (and non-examples) of common 2-D shapes.
Children who have strong spatial reasoning abilities also have an advantage when it comes to learning the number line and solving math problems, researchers at the University of Chicago say. For more information about this…
A child builds structures using magnetic blocks.
In this geometry activity for pre-k and kindergarten, students distinguish shapes using touch rather than sight.