# MSS2/E1.1

MSS2/E1.1 Recognise and name simple 2D and 3D shapes
(a) know the names of common 2D shapes e.g. rectangle, square, circle
(b) know the names of common 3D shapes e.g. cube
(c) understand that shape is independent of size
(d) understand that shape is independent of orientation (i.e. shape is not fixed in space) and recognise shapes in different orientations
(e) understand the difference between 2d e.g. flat and 3D (e.g. solid, or a container) shapes

Measures, shape and space activity suitable for Entry 1 learners.

Editor’s note
Used with a gingerbread house bought in Aldi (Christmas 2012) but similar houses are available in other stores.

Level
M8
E1
Maths
MSS2/E1.1
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Pre-entry
pE N1/M8.6
pE MSS1/M8.3
pE N1/M8.3

## Properties of shapes

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.

Level
E3
E2
E1
Maths
MSS2/E2.2
MSS2/E2.1
MSS2/E1.1
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space

## Properties of 2D and 3D shapes

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.

Level
E1
E2
E3
L1
L2
Maths
MSS2/L2.1
MSS2/L1.2
MSS2/E3.1
MSS2/E2.2
MSS2/E2.1
MSS2/E1.1
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
ICT
Level 1 and 2 CLAIT / ECDL