Analyze & Create Shapes
Kindergarten


Alabama Course of Study Standards:
21

Analyze and compare two and threedimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal
language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (number of sides and vertices or “corners”), and other
attributes. Example: having sides of equal length 
Arkansas Academic Standards:
K.G.B.4

Analyze and compare two and threedimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/corners), and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length)
Note: 2D shapes: squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, and hexagons 3D shapes: cube, cone, cylinder, and sphere 
Arizona  K12 Academic Standards:
K.G.B.4

Analyze and compare twodimensional and threedimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/corners), and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length). 
Common Core State Standards:
K.G.B.4
Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE):
MGSEK.G.4

Analyze and compare two and threedimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/"corners") and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length). 
North Carolina  Standard Course of Study:
K.G.4

Analyze and compare two and threedimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their
similarities, differences, attributes and other properties. 
New York State Next Generation Learning Standards:
K.G.4

Analyze, compare, and sort two and three dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using
informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts, and other attributes.
e.g., number of sides and vertices/"corners", or having sides of equal length. 
Ohio's Learning Standards:
K.G.4

Describe and compare two or threedimensional shapes, in
different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe
their commonalities, differences, parts, and other attributes. 
Tennessee Academic Standards:
K.G.B.4

Describe similarities and differences between two and threedimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations. 
Alabama Course of Study Standards:
22

Model shapes in the world by building them from sticks, clay balls, or other components and by drawing them. 
Arkansas Academic Standards:
K.G.B.5

Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and by drawing shapes 
Common Core State Standards:
K.G.B.5
Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE):
MGSEK.G.5

Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes. 
Mississippi College and CareerReadiness Standards:
K.G.5

Model objects in the world by drawing twodimensional shapes and building threedimensional shapes. 
North Carolina  Standard Course of Study:
K.G.5

Model shapes in the world by: Building and drawing triangles, rectangles, squares, hexagons, circles.
 Building cubes, cones, spheres, and cylinders.

New York State Next Generation Learning Standards:
K.G.5

Model objects in their environment by building
and/or drawing shapes.
e.g., using blocks to build a simple representation in the classroom.
Note on and/or: Students should be taught to model
objects by building and drawing shapes; however, when answering a question, students can choose to model the
object by building or drawing the shape 
Ohio's Learning Standards:
K.G.5

Model shapes in the world by building shapes from
components, e.g., sticks and clay balls, and drawing shapes. 
Tennessee Academic Standards:
K.G.B.5

Model shapes in the world by building and drawing shapes. 
Alabama Course of Study Standards:
23

Use simple shapes to compose larger shapes. Example: Join two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle. 
Arkansas Academic Standards:
K.G.B.6

Compose twodimensional shapes to form larger twodimensional shapes
For example: Join two squares to make a rectangle or join six equilateral triangles to form a hexagon. 
Arizona  K12 Academic Standards:
K.G.B.6

Use simple shapes to form composite shapes. For example, “Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?” 
Common Core State Standards:
K.G.B.6
Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE):
MGSEK.G.6

Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, "Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?" 
North Carolina  Standard Course of Study:
K.G.6

Compose larger shapes from simple shapes. 
New York State Next Generation Learning Standards:
K.G.6

Compose larger shapes from simple shapes.
e.g., join two triangles to make a rectangle. 
Ohio's Learning Standards:
K.G.6

Combine simple shapes to form larger shapes. 
Tennessee Academic Standards:
K.G.B.6

Compose larger shapes using simple shapes and identify smaller shapes within a larger shape. 
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
K.6.D

identify attributes of twodimensional shapes using informal and formal geometric language
interchangeably; 
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
K.6.E

classify and sort a variety of regular and irregular two and threedimensional figures
regardless of orientation or size; and 
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS):
K.6.F

create twodimensional shapes using a variety of materials and drawings. 
Pennsylvania Core Standards:
CC.2.3.K.A.2

Analyze, compare, create, and compose two and threedimensional shapes. 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.K.GR.1.2

Compare twodimensional figures based on their similarities,differences and positions. Sort twodimensional figures based on their similarities and differences. Figures are limited to circles, triangles, rectangles and squares. 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.K.GR.1.3

Compare threedimensional figures based on their similarities, differences and positions. Sort threedimensional figures based on their similarities and differences. Figures are limited to spheres, cubes, cones and cylinders. 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.K.GR.1.4

Find realworld objects that can be modeled by a given twoor threedimensional figure. Figures are limited to circles, triangles, rectangles, squares, spheres, cubes, cones and cylinders. 
Florida  Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking:
MA.K.GR.1.5

Combine twodimensional figures to form a given composite figure. Figures used to form a composite shape are limited to triangles, rectangles and squares. 
