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Know Your 2D Shapes: What is it Called?

In this worksheet, students look at pictures drawn with 2D shapes and name them.

'Know Your 2D Shapes: What is it Called?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:  Recognise 2D and 3D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about these simple 2D shapes.  

You should learn their names and spellings.

 

Remember this is a square.

 

This is a rectangle.

 

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

 

This is a triangle.

 

This is a circle.

 

Look at this picture of a house.

 

 

The wall has 4 sides and opposite sides are equal in length. It has 4 right angles at the corners.

It is a rectangle.

 

The roof has 3 sides.

It is a triangle.

 

The window in the roof has 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.

It is a square.

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape is the roof?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape are the upstairs windows?

 

triangles

squares

rectangles

circles

Which shape is the downstairs window?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape is the roof?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

Which shape is the door?

 

triangle

square

rectangle

circle

  • Question 1

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 sides and 4 right angles.
  • Question 2

Which shape is the roof?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
triangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 3 sides.
  • Question 3

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
triangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 3 sides.
  • Question 4

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
circle
EDDIE SAYS
It is round.
  • Question 5

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
square
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.
  • Question 6

Which shape are the upstairs windows?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
squares
EDDIE SAYS
They have 4 equal sides and 4 right angles.
  • Question 7

Which shape is the downstairs window?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 sides and 4 right angles.
  • Question 8

Which shape is the roof?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
triangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 3 sides.
  • Question 9

Which shape is the window in the roof?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
circle
EDDIE SAYS
It is round.
  • Question 10

Which shape is the door?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
rectangle
EDDIE SAYS
It has 4 sides and 4 right angles.
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