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L.O. To identify, compare and classify shapes.


Pencil, ruler, green pen, Maths book.



Side – the line segment that joins 2 vertices in a 2-D shape

Edge – the line where two faces meet in a 3-D shape

Vertex/vertices – the point where two lines meet

Face – a flat surface which forms part of a 3D shape

Right angle – an angle of exactly 90˚ corresponding to a quarter turn

Perpendicular lines – a pair of lines that meet at a right angle


First, click start lesson and then start quiz. Complete the knowledge quiz and click submit. Record your score in your Maths book. Press ‘Close Quiz’ and click ‘Next Activity’.


Watch the video. The teacher will talk you through 2D and 3D shapes.


Pause the video when it says ’your turn’. In your book, use the terminology on the screen to describe the two shapes. You can use bullet points to do this. Resume the video and mark your answers in green pen.


When the teacher says, pause the video and copy the table into your books. Fill it in to describe the shapes. There are some images below to help you with this task. Remember our presentation rules: draw lines with a ruler, write neatly and put 1 digit in a box.


Main Activity (Independent task):  If you have access to a printer, you could print out the worksheets. Complete the three independent tasks in your Maths book. For part two of task 1, draw the lines neatly into your book so that you can identify which lines are perpendicular to each other. To view the tasks on a larger screen, pause and close the video, click next activity and scroll through the slides. After completing the independent tasks, resume watching the video and mark your answers in green pen.


Click ‘Next Activity’ and complete the ‘Final Quiz’. Record your score in your Maths book.


Further Challenge:

If you would like a further challenge in Maths today, complete the optional task below.