# Recognise and Describe 2D Shapes Video Tutorial

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Watch Vanessa on this Recognise and Describe 2D Shapes Video Tutorial. How many 2D shapes can you name?

### Teacher Specific Information

In this Recognise and Describe 2D Shapes Video Tutorial, Vanessa shows pupils how to identify the properties of 2D shapes. She uses key vocabulary including symmetry, perpendicular and parallel.

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### National Curriculum Objectives

Geometry – properties of shapes
(3G2) Identify horizontal and vertical lines and pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines
(3G3a) Draw 2-D shapes
(3G4a) Recognise angles as a property of shape or a description of a turn
(3G4b) Identify right angles, recognise that two right angles make a half-turn, three make three quarters of a turn and four a complete turn; identify whether angles are greater than or less than a right angle