Planning GuideGrade 1
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3-D Objects/2-D Shapes

Strand: Shape and Space (3-D Objects and 2-D Shapes)
Outcomes: 2, 3, 4

Curriculum Focus

This sample focuses on:

  • describing the characteristics of 3-D objects and 2-D shapes
  • analyzing the relationships among them.

3-D Objects/2-D Shapes addresses the following outcomes from the Program of Studies:

Strand: Shape and Space (3-D Objects and 2-D Shapes)
Specific Outcomes:
2. Sort 3-D objects and 2-D shapes, using one attribute, and explain the sorting rule.
3. Replicate composite 2-D shapes and 3-D objects.
4. Compare 2-D shapes to parts of 3-D objects in the environment.

What is a Planning Guide?

Planning Guides are a tool for teachers to use in designing instruction and assessment that focuses on developing and deepening students' understanding of mathematical concepts. This tool is based on the process outlined in Understanding by Design, by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe.

The following steps will help you through the Planning Guide:

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