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Know Your 2D Shapes: Introducing Shapes

In this worksheet, students recognise 2D shapes and answer questions about them.

'Know Your 2D Shapes: Introducing Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:  Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Learn to recognise these shapes.

 

Remember this is a square.

 

But so is this a square, even though it's been turned.

 

This is a rectangle.

 

But so is this a rectangle, even though it's been turned.

 

This is a triangle.

 

This is a circle.

 

 

Example

Is this shape a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Answer

Triangle. (A triangle has three sides.)

Always check your spelling. 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

  • Question 1

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Triangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has three sides.
Triangles always have three sides.
  • Question 2

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Square
EDDIE SAYS
A square has four sides.
The sides are equal.
  • Question 3

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Square
EDDIE SAYS
A square has four sides.
The sides are equal.
  • Question 4

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
A rectangle has four sides.
The sides are not all equal.
  • Question 5

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Circle
EDDIE SAYS
A circle is round.
  • Question 6

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Circle
EDDIE SAYS
A circle is round.
  • Question 7

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
A rectangle has four sides.
The sides are not all equal.
  • Question 8

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Triangle
EDDIE SAYS
A triangle has three sides.
  • Question 9

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Triangle
EDDIE SAYS
A triangle has three sides.
  • Question 10

Is this a rectangle, square, circle or triangle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Circle
EDDIE SAYS
A circle is round.
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