Circle Needs a Ball Gown


Circle has to find a dress for the Geometry Ball but can’t fit into the same dresses at Triangle, Rectangle and other shapes. Circle is frustrated and sad until she learns that “Sizes need to fit shapes. Shapes do not have to fit sizes.”

Also, it meets several Common Core Math goals:

  • Identify and describe shapes
  • Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes
  • Reason with shapes and their attributes

And it meets several Common Core English Language Arts goals:

  • Ask and answer questions of key details in the text
  • Retell stories with key details
  • Describe character attributes and the setting
  • Identify words and phrases that suggest feelings and emotion

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