Examples of what children should be able to do, in relation to each (boxed) Programme of Study statement
Pupils should be taught to recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including [for example] rectangles (including squares), circles, triangles, cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres.
Give each child this shape
Look at the Shape I have given you. Tell me one thing about the shape.
Hand each child this shape.
Child B:triangular prism
Look at the shape I have given you. Tell me one thing about the shape.
(Give each child two different shapes.)
Tell me something that is the same about the two shapes.
Now tell me something that is different abiout the two shapes.
One shape has 2 long sides and 2 short sides.
Tick (✔) it.
Fred draws round the bottom of a cone.
Tick (✔) the shape that Fred draws.