Teach the most common shape names to your learners – with our lovely illustrated ESL worksheets and flashcards, exclusively from JIMMYESL.
Kids – and likely adults, too – will love the “smiling shapes” and thus will be highly motivated to learn the new vocabulary and to complete the exercises in the worksheets.
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Free Worksheets Package
The free, downloadable and printable worksheet package includes the following resources:
- Dictionary Poster
- 32 Flashcards
- Worksheet “Missing Letters”
- Worksheet “Assign the Items”
- Certificate of Achievement
Scroll down to get a detailed list of the included resources.
Common Shape Names: The Items List
The free worksheets include the vocabulary for these 32 shapes:
This picture frame is a square.
My TV is a rectangle.
The clock is a circle.
The rug is an oval.
Tortilla chips are triangles.
I use a semicircle ruler in maths class.
The moon is a crescent.
Rings are… ring shaped!
A heart is the shape of love.
A cross means no.
I like to fly kites.
Arrows show us the way.
Stars are bright.
Boxes are cubes.
Apples are spheres.
Pipes are cylinders.
A right triangle has a 90 degree angle.
An isosceles triangle has 2 equal sides.
An equilateral triangle has 3 equal sides.
A scalene triangle has all 3 sides at different lengths.
My eraser is a parallelogram.
Gold blocks have a trapezoid shape.
Rhombuses look like diamonds.
The pentagon is an important building in the USA.
Honeycombs are hexagons.
Heptagons have 7 sides.
Stop signs are octagons.
A polygon can have many sides of different sizes.
Bricks are used to make houses.
Cones are great to put ice-cream in!
The Egyptians built pyramids a long time ago.
A wedge of cheese is a triangular prism.
Shape Names: The Worksheets
The Dictionary Poster lists all 32 names of the shapes. Print it and attach it to your classroom wall! – 2 pages
Teach the shape names vocabulary with flashcards. – 32 flashcards
Worksheet: Missing Letters
Let your students fill in the missing letters to complete the shape names and color in the illustrations. – 2 pages, colored and black & white to color in
Worksheet: Assign the Items
Let your students assign the shapes to their names by drawing lines. – – 2 pages, colored and black & white to color in
Certification of Achievement
Reward your students for their effort with a personal printable certification. – 1 page