3.G.1 Third Grade Common Core Lesson

3.G.1 Third Grade Common Core Lesson

In this 3.G.1 Third Grade Common Core lesson students understand that shapes in different categories may share attributes , and that the shared attributes can define a larger category.  First, sort the shapes into as many categories as possible! What do the shapes have in common? How are they different? Then, record your different categories of sorting on the record sheet! Finally, create a rule about quadrilaterals. What do ALL quadrilaterals have?

Teacher Directions for 3.G.1 Third Grade Common Core Lesson

This lesson teaches students how to group shapes into different categories based on shared attributes. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice. You may introduce this lesson by reviewing shapes using the Have Fun Teaching Shape song. . Next, distribute shape cards for students to sort shapes into different categories.  As students work, circulate around the classroom to listen to discussions students have about sorting shapes. After the activity, share students discussions that you heard to promote shape attributes like sides and angles. Finally, student can continue their practice using the provided worksheets individually or with a partner. Be sure to check out more Shape activities and the entire Third Grade Common Core workbook.