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Shape makers

In this unit, students describe and classify 2D and 3D shapes to develop their descriptive language.

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Year level(s) Foundation
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Differentiated teaching, Questioning, Mathematics investigation

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Space
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

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P1)

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