A plane shape is a figure made up of straight or curved lines. Two straight lines where they meet is called the corner. The straight lines which form a plane shape are called its sides. Some basic shapes are given below.
We already know about squares, rectangles, triangles, circles, ovals.
These are called flat shapes or plane shapes. Let us learn more about them.
Square
Rectangle
Triangle
A triangle has 3 sides and 3 corners. The three sides of a triangle can be of same length or of different lengths. |
Circle
A circle has 1 curved side 0 corners. |
Oval
Drawing Shapes:
Plane figures can be drawn on a paper. Take
a book, place it on a sheet of paper. Trace around it with a pencil.
The shape you get is a rectangle.
Take a dice. Place it on a sheet of paper.
Trace around its edges as shown in the picture.
The shape you get is a square.
Take a bangle. Place it on a sheet of paper. Trace around its edge as shown in the picture. The shape you get is a circle.
Take a square sheet of paper. Fold it from
one corner as shown in the picture. Draw along the sides with a pencil.
The shape you get is a triangle.
Questions and Answers on Plane Shapes:
1. Identify the following shapes and fill in the blanks.
(i) |
(ii) | ||
(iii) |
(iv) |
2. Count and colour the shapes.
Shapes |
How many? |
Colour it. | |
(i) |
Circles |
_____ |
Yellow |
(ii) |
Squares |
_____ |
Blue |
(iii) |
Rectangles |
_____ |
Pink |
(iv) |
Ovals |
_____ |
Black |
(v) |
Triangles |
_____ |
Red |
3. Identify and tick (✔) the shapes of the following objects.
2nd Grade Math Practice
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