`Shapes (Geometric)Violet M. Nash                 Spencer Math and Science Academy                               214 North Lavergne                               Chicago IL 60644                               (312) 534-6150Objectives:Students will be able to illustrate various geometric shapes such as a triangle, square, and rectangle on a one inch square grid using pennies.  Designed for second grade.Students will be able to demonstrate how to make a one dimensional vest using butcher block paper and various fabrics.  Designed for seven and eight grades.Materials Needed:Ten pennies per studentOne inch square grid (8"x10" sheet of paper) One square yard of butcher block paper per studentMarkersOne yard of fabric (various widths or lengths) per studentScissorsClear tapeScratch paperNeon paperShape packet-square (2"x2"), rectangle (3"x5"), and triangle (6")Strategy:Demonstrate to class, using a 20"x20" sheet of paper, how to cut a round, square, scallop, or triangle shape neckline.  Cut the paper in half to form two rectangles.  Explain to class that they are going to be a designer and creatively style their own vest.  Show drawings of several designs to class.Activities:1.  Give each student ten pennies and a grid sheet        2.  Using pennies and grid sheet, instruct students to illustrate the shape of a    triangle, square, and rectangle3.  Allow students to select a partner and give each person a sheet of butcher     block paper and a piece of fabric4.  Have students select a partner (approximately the same height) and give them    a marker, scissors, a shape packet (cut from neon paper), and tape5.  Tape paper to wall and with marker trace outline of partner's body from the    waist up6.  Students are to create their own custom design vest and tape to butcher     block paper`