Lesson 2 Build Shapes from Other Shapes

    • Let’s use solid shapes to build new shapes.

Warm-up Notice and Wonder: A Shape Bridge

What do you notice?
What do you wonder?

A bridge made of geoblocks.

Activity 1 Build With Solid Shapes

Use the shapes to build a new object. You can build anything you want. Be sure you can describe your new object.

Activity 2 Use Shapes to Make Other Shapes

See how many ways you can build a cube using other shapes.

Activity 3 Introduce Geoblocks: Describe and Find

We are going to learn a new way to play Geoblocks, which is a center that was introduced in kindergarten.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

This is the tallest skyscraper in the world.

Use the blocks to build a shape that looks like the skyscraper.

Skyscraper. Burj Khalifa.