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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.

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Year level(s) Foundation, Year 1
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Explicit teaching
Keywords 3D, 2D, shape, object, reasoning, problem-solving, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Space, Build understanding
Topics 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

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P1, P2)

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