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Kindergarten Geometry Skills Prior Standards Implementation

Geometry

Match terms with given shapes (circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles) when shown in various positions.
K 3.1 a
1. Kinderweb - Interactive educational games geared for the beginning of the school year or preschoolers. Students practice their colors and shapes . This site is completely audio so children can work at their own pace independently.
2. Locate triangles, circles and squares in a set of pictures
3. Shapes - for pre-school, identify shapes and colors
4. Story of Shapes - from Pre-School Library
5. Shape Books - Great site that has shape book patterns for making little books and posters. You can find shapes for most of the the major themes of K such as nature, animals, transportation, holidays, insects and many others.
Recognize circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles in the environment and as faces of three-dimensional objects.
K 3.1 b
1. Shapes - (circle, triangle, square, and rectangle) - this story will read itself to you. After students are familiar with the story, you can use a version that asks your students to do the reading .
Recognize basic properties of and similarities and differences between simple geometric figures (e.g., number of sides, corners).
K 3.1 c
1. Ask Hannah - (reading skills required) [ this link opens on a new page ] describe symmetry in two-dimensional shapes
2. Mr. Mumble - (reading skills required) [ this link opens on a new page ] take a look at how to describe two-dimensional shapes
Reproduce and create circles, squares, rectangles, and triangles.
K 3.1 d

Reproduce and create structures using three-dimensional shapes.
K 3.1 e
1. Geo Cleo - (reading skills required) [ this link opens on a new page ] take a look at how to describe three-dimensional shapes
Combine two-dimensional shapes to make pictures.
K 3.1 f
1. Arthur's Music Box - While the song plays you must put the squares in proper order to create a picture. There are three songs and each picture can be divided into four or nine parts.
2. Pattern Detectives - [ this link opens on a new page ] identify and extend patterns in a variety of settings. Audio is used to assist non-readers
Recognize and show terms of relative position and direction in a variety of situations (e.g., over, under, forward, backward, between, right, and left).
K 3.2 a
1. Over, Under, and other spatial concepts - Click and drag on the animals below to move them around the page.
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