Illustration of man in the book When a Line Bends... A Shape Begins by Rhonda Gowler Greene

Connect Lines and Shapes

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When a Line Bends... A Shape Begins

Rhonda Gowler Greene

TIP: Have children make different shapes using WikkiStix to help them begin to make the connection between a line and a shape.

In this fun circus-themed book, student will make connections between lines and shapes to build a foundation for both art and geometry.

Prompting Questions:

  • What kinds of lines can make shapes?
  • Which shapes do you see?
  • How can you make a shape out of one line?

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