This page provides samples of 2nd Grade Geometry Activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards. All activities are suitable for use in Math Centers, small group or whole class settings and are designed to provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and mathematical thinking. All sample files are in PDF format. Sample activities listed in **blue** are available for immediate download. Activities listed in ****grey **are included in our **2nd Grade Math Centers** eBook.

**Reason with shapes and their attributes **

**2.G.A.1**
Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given
number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles,
quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes

**Sample Activities:**

Geoboard Quadrilaterals

Tangram Shapes

Skeletal Models

** Comparing 3-Dimensional Shapes

**2.G.A.2 ** Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.

**Sample Activity:**

Cover a Rectangle **Also included**** in**** ****2nd Grade Math Centers:****** Complete the Rectangle**

**2.G.A.3** Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape.**Sample Activities:**

Geoboard Halves

Fraction Barrier Game**Also included**** in**** ****2nd Grade Math Centers:****** Geoboard Fourths ****** Mr. Zed's Cakes**