Identifying simple 2D shapes from a pattern

In this lesson, children will look at common 2D shapes and learn some of the vocabulary associated with their properties. They will learn to identify these shapes and practice using mathematical vocabulary to show they recognise what makes each shape different from the others.

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Worksheet

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Lesson summary: Identifying simple 2D shapes from a pattern

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