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Stage 1 – space and geometry (2D)
Use this guide for ideas on teaching students to name and describe common 2D shapes.
|Year level(s)||Year 1, Year 2|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Space|
|Topics||Shapes and objects|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Make, compare and classify familiar shapes; recognise familiar shapes and objects in the environment, identifying the similarities and differences between them
Recognise, compare and classify shapes, referencing the number of sides and using spatial terms such as "opposite", "parallel", "curved" and "straight"
Understanding geometric properties (P2, P3)
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