Shape and space in the primary curriculum
 

3-D shapes - fifth and sixth class

Content for fifth class

The child should be enabled to

  • Identify and examine 3-D shapes and explore relationships, including tetrahedron (faces, edges and vertices)?
    Explore, compare and record the number of faces of 3-D shapes?
    Identify number of edges and vertices of 3-D shapes?
    Name the shape of the faces deconstruct 3-D shapes into nets; examine and discuss?
  • Draw the nets of simple 3-D shapes and construct the shapes?
    Discuss and draw simple net including flaps where necessary.
    Construct 3-D shapes from nets?

Content for sixth class

The child should be enabled to

  • Identify and examine 3-D shapes and explore relationships, including octahedron (faces, edges and vertices)?
  • Draw the nets of simple 3-D shapes and construct the shapes?