Rectangle Halves

This numeracy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to identify and match halves of a range of shapes which can be used to build different sized rectangles. The class can explain how the original shapes can be reformed by joining the two halves of each shape to make one whole.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and match halves of a range of shapes which can be used to build different sized rectangles

Learning Objectives

Use everyday language to talk about common 2D shapes. Identify that two halves make one whole shape.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how shapes are the same or different. I know that two halves can make one whole shape.

Rectangle Halves

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and match halves of a range of shapes which can be used to build different sized rectangles

Matching Halves

Activity cards to help the children identify and match pairs of shape halves to form different sized whole rectangles

Shape Halves

Activity to get the children to record the other half of a picture to complete an illustration of a shape to make one whole

Rectangle Halves

Interactive activity to help the children identify and match halves of a range of shapes which can be used to build different sized rectangles

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and match halves of a range of shapes which can be used to build different sized rectangles

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