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2D and 3D objects recognising, naming and sorting
This guide provides a sequence of small steps for exploring shape, from recognising and naming 2D and 3D objects, sorting and exploring patterns with shapes and objects. Note in this resource objects are often referred to as 3D shapes. It is advised to use the terminology 'objects' when talking about 3D and not 3D shapes as suggested in this resources.
|Foundation, Year 1
|Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Questioning, Explicit teaching
|3D, 2D, shape, object, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching
|Strand and focus
|Space, Build understanding
|Shapes and objects
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Sort, name and create familiar shapes; recognise and describe familiar shapes within objects in the environment, giving reasons
Make, compare and classify familiar shapes; recognise familiar shapes and objects in the environment, identifying the similarities and differences between them
Understanding geometric properties (P1, P2)
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