Activity: Identify geometric shapes, angles or fractions around the classroom.
Tip: Take a photo of a geometric shape, angle or fraction you can find in the classroom. Use the drawing tool or text tool to explain what you found. Ex: the clock is a circle, where my desk leg meets the tabletop is a right angle, the windows divide the wall into fourths.
Supports Common Core: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.G.A.1: Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.1.G.A.3: Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.