# MSS2/E2.2

MSS2/E2.2 Describe the properties of common 2-D and 3-D shapes This element changed in the 2009 curriculum update - was previously MSS2/E2.1 (a) Know the relevant vocabulary for describing 2-D and 3-D shapes, e.g. corner, angle, face, side

## 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.

## Nets of 3D shapes - group activity

Submitted by Helen Lloyd on Mon, 2011-06-13 17:14

#### Level: E2, E3, L1, L2

Graduated activity for E2-L2 mixed ability groups. Involves recognising and sketching and drawing nets; constructing a chosen 3D shape; and (for L1 -2 only) calculating volume and surface area. With detailed adult numeracy and Functional Maths mapping information.
The tutor will need some pre-prepared nets – suggested web links are included.

## 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.

## Jenga

Submitted by John Thompson A on Fri, 2009-06-19 17:25

#### Level: E2, E3, L1

A hands-on activity that covers measuring, multiplying and 3D shapes (and a quick game of Jenga!).
Plus suggested L1 extension activities that cover perimeter, area, volume, metric measures and tessellation.

## 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.

## 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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