Beyond Shapes: Geometry for Early Elementary Weekly

Amanda Vateitei, M.Ed. (she/her)
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(33)
In this 8-lesson course, learners will explore early elementary (1st and 2nd grade) geometry concepts including attributes of shapes, equal shares, area, and more.

Class experience

US Grade 1 - 2
Students will be introduced to the geometry vocabulary 2D shape, 3D shape, open, closed, side, vertex, face, composite shape, attribute, equal shares, half/halves, fourth/quarter, third, area.
Students will be able to create (compose) composite 2D and 3D shapes.
Students will be able to decompose composite 2D and 3D shapes.
Students will be able to identify and discuss the attributes of shapes.  
Students will be able to divide shapes into halves, quarters, and thirds and use this vocabulary to talk about different portions.
Homework Offered
Homework will be assigned throughout the course. Any homework is optional but encouraged as it is designed to help practice and reinforce the skills and concepts taught throughout the course. Homework may include worksheets, projects, and games.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Optional supplies include a geoboard with bands, pattern blocks, solid shapes, paper and pencil, whiteboard and markers, two-colored discs/counters, dice.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.

Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(33)
I am a licensed K-8 teacher with 17+ years of experience teaching ages 2-16 in a variety of capacities.  My classroom experience has mainly been in Kindergarten and Preschool but I have also taught two-year-old preschool, first grade, second... 
Group Class


for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
35 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages 6-9
3-8 learners per class

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