Y1 Maths

Sort 2D Shapes Lesson

This Year 1 Sort 2D Shapes lesson covers the prior learning of recognising 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of sorting 2D shapes based on their type, size and colour.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. 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]

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of recognising 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of sort 2D shapes. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack
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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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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.

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Video Tutorial

In this Sort 2D Shapes Video Tutorial, Katie demonstrates how to sort circles, triangles, squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons and octagons according to the number of sides and vertices.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of recognising 2D shapes, before moving onto the main skill of sorting 2D shapes based on their type, size and colour.

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Interactive Activity

This Reception Sort the 2D Shapes Game will help children to recognise and name everyday 2D shapes.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Sort 2D Shapes Game checks pupils' understanding of sorting shapes based on their properties. Shapes include circles, triangles, squares and rectangles.

2 Practical Activities

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Practical Activities

Practical Activities

These practical activities include tasks covering a range of provision areas for pupils to practise the main skill of sort 2D shapes.

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Supporting Activities

Supporting Activities

This sort 2d shapes supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of sort 2D shapes.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 1 2D Shapes Game aims to support pupils' knowledge of shape. Children will identify different 2D shapes including squares, rectangles, triangles and circles.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 1 Sort 2D Shapes Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of sorting 2D shapes.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

2 Additional Activities

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 10 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Priya and Ted are still enjoying themselves at the fairground. This time they are exploring the funhouse looking for 2D shapes.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 1 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 3 – Geometry: Shape.