2nd Grade Geometry

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:
My Shape Riddle
Geoboard Quadrilaterals
Tangram Shapes
Skeletal Models
Math Read Aloud Task Card:
The Greedy Triangle
Also included in 2nd Grade Math Centers:
** Constructing 2-Dimensional Shapes
** Describing 3-Dimensional Shapes
** Comparing 3-Dimensional Shapes

** Geoboard Triangles
** Flip, Slide, Turn
** Nets for a Cube

Building 3D Shapes

2nd Grade Geometry Read-Alouds

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

More 2nd Grade Geometry Resources

 2nd Grade EBooks

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