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Identify & Draw Shapes By Attributes
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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn
- We'll learn the difference between defining and non-defining attributes of shapes.
- We’ll also learn how to draw shapes using their attributes.
- And we'll explore how this knowledge can help us make grilled cheese, get ready for a road trip, and even win a gameshow.
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Before Video
What is the difference between a 2D shape and a 3D shape?ANSWER2D shapes are flat and 3D shapes are solid.
Students may note the color and size of the shapes. Students should note that all of the shapes are triangles.
No, the shapes are all triangles.
These shapes are all flat and closed with all straight sides.
A straight line has no bends or curves. It follows a ruler or index card if you line one up with it.
After Video
What is an attribute?ANSWERAn attribute is something you can notice about a shape.
A defining attribute is an attribute that a shape must have.
A square has all of these attributes.
Size and color are not defining attributes, so I can draw any shape.
Glue sticks, soup cans, and soda cans.
- Vocabulary
- Attribute DEFINE
Something we can notice about an object.
- Defining Attribute DEFINE
An attribute a shape must have.
- Triangle DEFINE
A flat shape with three sides and three corners.
- Circle DEFINE
A flat shape that is round with no sides and no corners.
- Square DEFINE
A flat shape with four straight sides that are all the same length and four square corners.
- Rectangle DEFINE
A flat shape with four straight sides and four square corners.
- Hexagon DEFINE
A flat shape with six straight sides.
- Trapezoid DEFINE
A flat shape with four straight sides and one set of parallel sides.
- Cube DEFINE
A solid shape with six square faces.
- Rectangular Prism DEFINE
A solid shape with six rectangular faces.
- Sphere DEFINE
A solid shape that is round and every point on the surface is equidistant from the center.
- Attribute DEFINE
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