Basic shapes: square, triangle, rectangle and circle

__Introduction to basic shapes__

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**Travel through**

**Shall we go to the shop?**

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**Try this**

**Look at the picture given in the previous page and colour the
similar objects given below with the same colour.**

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**Learn**

**Let us learn the names of the basic shapes.**

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**Try this**

Can you suggest one more
example for each shape?

**Square:** Tiles,

**Rectangle: **labtop, TV, ratio,
phone

**Circle: **plate, cycle tyre, Gold
ring

**Triangle: **cycle front sheet

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**Practice**

**Place your thumb impression on the shape which is similar to the
object.**

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**Activity**

**Play with clay **

Create different shapes of
your own using clay and display them.

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**Try this**

**Join the dots and get different shapes. One is done for you.**

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**Think like a Mathematician **

1. Can you draw basic
shapes in different sizes using the given
dots?** Yes**

2. Can you draw a circle by joining the given dots?

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**Pleasure time**

**In the given picture, shade the similar shapes with same colour.
Count and write them below.**

Square: 2

**Circle: 4**

**Triangle: 7**

Rectangle: 7

__Game 1__

**Let us clap**

__Procedure:__

• Draw the shapes of square, triangle, rectangle and circle on
the floor.

• When the teacher starts
clapping, students have to run around the shapes.

• When the teacher stops
clapping, all the students should stand on any one of the shapes, as they like.

• Now the teacher can show
any one of the shape cards. Then the students who are standing on the particular shape will clap and
say the name of it loudly (Eg: If the teacher shows the **'square' **card, the students standing on the** 'square'** shape will clap and say the name **'square' **loudly).

• Teacher can continue the
game till the students get familiarized with all
the shapes.

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__Game 2__

**Let us form ****shapes**

__Procedure:__

• Divide the students into two or three groups according to the
strength of the class.

• When the teacher says the name of any one of the shapes, all the
children in the groups should move to form that particular shape.

• Teacher can appreciate the group which forms the said shape
correctly and quickly.

• Teacher can repeat this game for other shapes also.

Tags : Geometry | Term 2 Chapter 1 | 1st Maths , 1st Maths : Term 2 Unit 1 : Geometry

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