Title: Let's Learn Shapes!
Doodle Pad Web Address URL:
[MA2015] (0) 19: Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, "flat") or three-dimensional ("solid"). [K-G3]Digital Tool Description: Doodle Pad is an App that can be used for story-telling or explaining a topic to others by recording your voice while drawing the object you are discussing. Students will use this App on the iPad in order to draw different shapes while explaining what each shape is and how many sides each shape has.
Title: Shapes All Around Us
Stop, Look, and Find Shapes In Our Environment ALEX Podcast Web Address URL:
[MA2015] (0) 18: Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size. [K-G2]Digital Tool Description: This podcast gives students a preview of shapes in their environment. Students explore their school to find shapes in their everyday environment.
The video will be used as an introduction to teach students to identify and name shapes in the environment.
Title: The Shapes Song
The Shapes Song Web Address URL:
[MA2015] (0) 18: Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size. [K-G2]Digital Tool Description: This song was written and performed by A.J. Jenkins. Video by KidsTV123. The video is 00:01:48 in length.
The video is concise and entertaining way to introduce students to basic geometric shapes.
This learning asset would be a great instructional strategy to use in the following published ALEX lesson plans:
Geometric Shapes - #15208
The Shape of Things! - # 26224