Friday, 20 February 2015

Maths - geometry

We have been learning about shapes and position words. Position words tell us where something is or where it is going. 

We use words like: On the cushion, on the mat, In front, behind, the back of the class, around, under, beside, between, middle, on top, in, through, out, off. 
We have also learned about turns and can make full and half turns. Quarter turns were new for us and can be tricky.

Task: Pick a picture of the blocks in a pattern (dont show your buddy). Using our maths words describe how to make the pattern. Remember to give accurate clear instructions.

Success Criteria:
  • I use the correct names for shapes 
  • I use our maths postiton words
  • I  give clear instructions about position
  • I follow postion instructions

My Shapes 

I use the correct names for shapes

I use our maths postiton words


I give clear instructions about position

I follow position instructions


I can: tell the correct position for shapes.

It was hard when: I had to name the shapes.

I really liked: telling my partner how to make the shape because it was fun.

Kerri thinks

What a fabulous reflection Caleb. You have really thought about your learning and what was tricky for you!
It can be tricky to give clear instructions without pointing and showing with your hands, you just need to keep on practising. I can see you really enjoyed playing Simon Says to help learn the postional language and you loved being Simon!

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