In a previous unit, students measured and compared the length of the sides of triangles and rectangles with rulers. In previous lessons, students recognized and drew shapes on dot paper based on a given number of sides and corners. In this lesson, students measure sides with rulers to find shapes with specific attributes. Students use their rulers to draw shapes with given side lengths (MP6).
- Action and Expression
- Use a ruler to draw shapes with specified side lengths, and identify the attributes of these shapes.
- Let’s find and draw shapes with specific side lengths.
Materials to Gather
|Activity 1||15 min|
|Activity 2||20 min|
|Lesson Synthesis||10 min|
Teacher Reflection Questions
- Can You Draw It? (1–5), Stage 1: Grade 1 Shapes (Supporting)
- Which One? (K–5), Stage 2: Grade 1 Shapes (Supporting)
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