Lesson 3 Describe and Compare Shapes

    • Let’s compare shapes.

Warm-up Which One Doesn’t Belong: Compare Shapes

Which one doesn’t belong?

  1. Triangle, shaded red.
  2. Red triangle.
  3. Blue triangle.
  4. Red circle.

Activity 1 Hunt for Shapes to Compare

While you and your partner look through your picture book, you will each choose a shape that you see on the same page. Share the shapes you see. Then talk about how the 2 shapes are alike and different.

Activity 2 Alike and Different

We are going to play a game that lets us think about how shapes are alike and how they are different.

Activity 3 Introduce Which One, Shapes

Problem 1


Problem 2

Choose a center.

Which One

Picture Books

Center. Picture books.


Center. Bingo.

Shake and Spill

Center activity, shake and spill.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

How are the shapes alike?
How are they different?

  1. Circle.
  2. Square.