Y1 Maths

Patterns with 2D and 3D Shapes Lesson

This Year 1 Patterns with 2D and 3D Shapes lesson covers the prior learning of creating a repeating pattern with objects, before moving onto the main skill of creating repeating patterns with 2D and 3D shapes based on their type, size and colour.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 1: (1G1a) Recognise and name common 2-D shapes [for example, rectangles (including squares), circles and triangles]

Mathematics Year 1: (1G1b) Recognise and name common 3-D shapes [for example, cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres]

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of creating a repeating pattern with objects, before moving onto the main skill of creating repeating patterns with 2D and 3D shapes based on their type, size and colour.

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step for a selection of resources and activities to support the prior learning for this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

This Reception Repeating Patterns Game will help children continue simple AB patterns.

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Interactive Activity

This Reception Repeating Patterns Game will help children continue complex ABC/ABB patterns.

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of creating a repeating pattern with objects, before moving onto the main skill of patterns with 2D and 3D shapes. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of patterns with 2D and 3D shapes.

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Practical Activity

Practical Activity

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of patterns with 2D and 3D shapes.

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Full Step

Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

4 Extension

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Extension

Extension

This patterns with 2D and 3D shapes extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the patterns with 2D and 3D shapes lesson.

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This Year 1 2D Shapes Maths Challenge aims to extend pupils' understanding of shape. Children will recognise and name 2D shapes.