2D Shapes
Triangles, circles and squares are three of the most common 2-dimensional shapes.

2D Shapes

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In elementary school children will learn to recognize and name basic and common 2-D shapes such as squares, circles and triangles. They will use 2-dimensional shapes to make repeating patterns and, as these shapes are common to the real world, the children will be encouraged to spot and recognize them and also to correctly name them.

Can you recognize common 2-D shapes?

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1.
The board is a...
Rectangle
Square
Triangle
Circle
The board is rectangular and also an oblong
2.
What shape is the clock?
A circle
A triangle
An oblong
A square
It has four equal sides
3.
This is a pattern made of...
Circles
Oblongs
Squares
Triangles
There are rows and rows of squares in the pattern
4.
What shape is around these snooker balls?
A circle
A square
A triangle
An oblong
It's a triangular frame
5.
What shape makes up this pattern?
Square
Triangle
Oblong
Circle
They are large and small triangles
6.
These people are standing in a...
Triangle
Square
Circle
Oblong
They are making a round shape - a circle
7.
This pattern is made up of...
Squares
Circles
Oblongs
Triangles
There are rows of squares in this pattern
8.
These bricks are all..
Circles
Triangles
Squares
Oblongs
The oblongs are making a herringbone pattern
9.
A square could also be called a...
Triangle
Circle
Oblong
Rectangle
Rectangles must have 4 sides, four 90 degree angles and two pairs of parallel sides
10.
What shape is this person making with their hands?
Triangle
Square
Circle
Oblong
They are making the three sides of a triangle
Author:  Angela Smith

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