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By Jaydra Hamid • August 12, 2019

The 6 Best Games and Videos for Teaching Second Grade Geometry

Geometry does not teach us to draw these lines, but requires them to be drawn.

– Issac Newton

Second grade geometry is a milestone in every student’s math journey. The curriculum team at eSpark Learning has compiled a list of the most effective, engaging online resources that teachers can use for tackling key geometry standards with students who are working at a second grade level. All of these resources can be found in eSpark’s differentiated math curriculum.

1. 2D and 3D Shapes [Game]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with MrNussbaum Game

Publisher: Starfall

Standard Alignment: 2.G.1 Naming and Drawing Shapes

Overview: This high energy game challenges players to find geometrical shapes in everyday objects.

2. Quadrilaterals Song For Kids [Video]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with themathpartyprogram Video

Publisher: NUMBEROCK

Standard Alignment: 2.G.1 Naming and Drawing Shapes

Overview: This animated music video uses camp activities to categorize and explain the degrees, angles, and sides of a quadrilateral.

3. 2D Shapes Concentration Game [Game]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with TeachMe Game

Publisher: Math Play

Standard Alignment: 2.G.1 Naming and Drawing Shapes

Overview: This matching game reinforces math vocabulary and has an exciting reveal at the end of each round.

4. Geoboard by the Math Learning Center [Game]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with Khan Academy Video

Publisher: The Math Learning Center

Standard Alignment: 2.G.2 Dividing Rectangles

Overview: These digital geoboards empower students to explore how lines form shapes.

5. Let’s Make a Pizza [Game]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with Khan Academy Activity

Publisher: Starfall

Standard Alignment: 2.G.3 Understanding Halves, Thirds, and Fourths

Overview: This interactive game uses pizza to illustrate fractions.

6. Fraction Song – My Dog Fraction [Video]

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Decimals with Khan Academy Activity

Publisher: Mr.R’s Songs for Teaching

Standard Alignment: 2.G.3 Understanding Halves, Thirds, and Fourths

Overview: This funny song introduces students to “Fraction”, an adorable dog named Fraction who can’t help but cut things up into equal parts.

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