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#3561. Shape Poem

Mathematics, level: Kindergarten
Posted Sun Sep 11 18:20:24 PDT 2005 by Elizabeth Cunningham (ebc2291@aol.com).
Pierce Elementary School, Birmingham USA
Materials Required: Chart Paper
Activity Time: 30 minutes
Concepts Taught: Teaching the names of shapes

Write the following poem on sentence strips:

Shapes
(tune "If You're Happy and You Know It")
If you see a shape and know it say it's name.
If you see a shape and know it say it's name.
Circle, square and triangle,
Oval, rhombus and rectangle.
If you see a shape and know it say it's name!

Cut out a circle, square, triangle, oval, rhombus and rectangle from construction paper and hold up when reading poem.
Type up the poem for each student to add to their poetry notebook and illustrate.