**Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres)**

**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.**Sample Activities:**

Pattern Block Barrier Game**Math Read Aloud Task Card:**

The Shape of Things**Also included in ****K Math Centers:**

It's Not Just A ....

What's in the Bag?

**Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes ****K.G.B.4** Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/corners) and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).**Sample Activities:Geometry Sentence Frames Set 1: Describing 2D Shapes**

Pattern Block Sort

Roll, Slide, Stack

Playdough Shapes

Shapes on the Geoboard

When a Line Bends

**K.G.B.6 Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes.**

Making Shapes from Sticks