3 Dimensional Shapes

laynemcmanus's picture
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Oregon Common Core State Standards: 
Lesson Plan Details
45 minutes

Students will learn how to describe three-dimensional shapes by the number of edges, faces and/or vertices.

Net books

Prior to instruction, the teacher needs to make a class set of the Identifying number of sides, faces, and vertices worksheet.


In this lesson, the teacher will guide students through the various three dimensional shapes and their identifying characteristics utilizing the Interactives website step by step lesson. Students will need to be in pairs, utilizing the classroom net books, in order to follow along with the teachers guided lesson.


Students will be able to successfully complete their worksheet(s) identifying the number of faces, edges, and vertices for each three dimensional shape covered.

Oregon Educational Technology Standards
Communication and Collaboration: 
2A. Interact and collaborate with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
Research and Information Fluency: 
3D. Analyze, evaluate, and summarize information or data and report results.
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making: 
4C. Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and or make informed decisions.
Digital Citizenship: 
5B. Model and practice a positive attitude toward using digital technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
Dennis Hickey's picture
I could use this lesson.