2nd Grade Geometry

This page provides examples 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 elicit a range of responses and provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and mathematical thinking.  All files are in PDF format and can be accessed using Adobe Reader

Reason with shapes and their attributes
2.G.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

2.G.2 Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.
Possible Activities:
Fill a Rectangle
Making Rectangles

2.G.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.
Possible Activities:
Partition a Rectangle
Geoboard Halves 
Geoboard Fourths 
Fraction Barrier Game
Mr. Zed's Cakes

2nd Grade Geometry Read-Alouds

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