# MSS2/E2.1

MSS2/E2.1 Recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes (This element changed in the 2009 curriculum update - was previously MSS2/E2.2) (a) know the names of 2-D common shapes, e.g. rectangle, square, circle, triangle (b) know the names of 3-D common shapes, e.g. pyramid, cylinder (c) understand that shape is independent of size, proportion and orientation e.g. a cylinder can be flat like a table mat or tall like a tin of baked beanse common shapes.

## Properties of shapes

Submitted by Fiona Plackett on Tue, 2011-09-06 20:30

#### Level: E1, E2, E3

Clever PPT reveals properties of eighty 2D shapes, encouraging learners to name the shape before a picture is revealed. A whole class or small group activity designed to encourage discussion about the properties of shapes. Originally used in a family learning situation.

## Properties of 2D and 3D shapes

Submitted by John Thompson A on Fri, 2009-08-14 17:25

#### Resource type: Handout or guide, ICT task sheet, Sort or match cards, Worksheet or assignment

A great set of resources for all levels from E1-L2. Includes information and worksheets, card / matching games and an IT drawing exercise.
Functional skills mapping and minor corrections made – August 2011.

## 2D and 3D shapes

Submitted by Michael Garen on Fri, 2009-04-10 17:25

#### Level: E2

Practice in naming shapes and distinguishing between 2D and 3D objects.

## Wordle activities for Entry level numeracy

Submitted by Dave Norgate on Wed, 2008-09-03 16:52

#### Resource type: Interactive whiteboard, Worksheet or assignment

Fabulous word and number cloud activities for E1 (maths words), E2 (odd even nos. and 2D shapes) and E3 (recognise, sort and and order metric measures). With instructions, extension ideas and answer sheets.

## Properties of 3D objects

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Tue, 2006-07-25 17:11

#### Level: E2, E3

Name each object and complete the missing information about faces, corners and edges.

## Properties of 2D Shapes

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Tue, 2006-07-25 17:11

#### Level: E2, E3

Name each shape and describe its properties.

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