Lesson Three – Shape Groups

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to select and group sets of different 2D shapes by their matching vertical lines of symmetry. The class can use Venn diagrams to illustrate and record how to sort shapes with the same matching properties into groups.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and group sets of different 2D shapes by their matching vertical lines of symmetry

Learning Objectives

Identify and describe the properties of 2-D shapes. Identify line symmetry in a vertical line on 2-D shapes.

Learning Outcomes

I can sort shapes into groups according to their properties. I can identify vertical lines of symmetry in 2D shapes.

Shape Groups

Teaching sequence to help the children select and group sets of different 2D shapes by their matching vertical lines of symmetry

Shape Groups

Activity to help the children use Venn diagrams to group sets of different 2D shapes by their matching vertical lines of symmetry

Shape Groups (support)

Activity to help the children use tables to group sets of different 2D shapes by their matching vertical lines of symmetry

Shape Halves

Interactive activity to help the children identify and record the matching names of shapes using vertical lines of symmetry

Shape Groups

Interactive activity to help the children select and group sets of different 2D shapes by their matching vertical lines of symmetry

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select and group sets of different 2D shapes by their matching vertical lines of symmetry

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