Shapes - Matching Exercise

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Length of Time
30 minutes

Students will match the words of shapes to the number of sides.


Learn about shapes

Materials Needed

Worksheet on Shapes
Pencils and Erasers


You need to copy the worksheet that I've included in this lesson so that each student will have a copy. Then, you need to pass out the worksheets and have students work independently. Worksheet on Shapes

Directions: Match the words to the number of sides that shape has.

1. Triangle A. Zero sides

2. Rectangle B. Two equal sides

3. Quadrangle C. Three Sides

4. Heptagon D. Six Sides

5. Square E. Seven Sides

6. Decagon F. Eight Sides

7. Hexagon G. Four Equal Sides

8. Circle H. Five Sides

9. Pentagon I. Ten Sides

10. Octagon J. Four SidesAnswer Sheet to Shapes and Sides

1. Triangle C. Three Sides

2. Rectangle B. Two Equal Sides

3. Quadrangle J. Four Sides

4. Heptagon E. Seven Sides

5. Square G. Four Equal Sides

6. Decagon I. Ten Sides

7. Hexagon D. Six Sides

8. Circle A. Zero Sides

9. Pentagon H. Five Sides

10. Octagon F. Eight Sides


You can grade the students on the total number correct out of the total possible.

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