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Describing Shapes

Directions: Using the following picture, complete the following sentences (using the phrases: above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to)

The cube is ___________ the sphere and ___________ the triangle.

The hexagon is __________ the pentagon and __________ the circle.

Use the shape names to complete the following statements:

The ________ is next to the ________ and above the __________.

The ________ is beside the __________, above the ___________, and below the ___________.

Hint

Hint

Answer

Answer

Answers can vary, one possible solution is:
The cube is next to the sphere and below the triangle.

The hexagon is beside the pentagon and below the circle.

The rectangle is next to the square and above the pentagon.

The octagon is beside the hexagon, above the cylinder, and below the oval (ellipse).

Source: Bryan Anderson

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13 comments

  1. Christina Chatzis

    1. Next to and below,
    2. Beside and below
    3. Circle and sphere pyramid
    4 triangle, hexagon, cube, square

  2. Calvin Petruccelli

    1 next to, below

    2 next to, below

    3 square, rectangle, triangle

    4 pentagon, hexagon, , cube, rectangle

  3. beside, below
    beside, below
    triangle, pentagon, cube
    sphere, cylinder, cuboid

  4. 1. Next to, below
    2. Beside, below
    3. Circle, rectangle, hexagon
    4. Cube, sphere, Cone, triangle

  5. next to, below
    beside, below
    sphere, cylinder, rectangular prism
    sphere, cube, rectangular prism, hexagon

  6. The cube is ____next to______ the sphere and ___below________ the triangle.

    The hexagon is ___next to_______ the pentagon and __below________ the circle.

    Use the shape names to complete the following statements:

    The ___sphere_____ is next to the __cube______ and above the ____rectangle______.

    The ___cube_____ is beside the ___sphere_______, above the ___cone________, and below the ___triangle________.

  7. 1) next to, below
    2) beside, below
    3) cube, sphere, cone
    4)cylinder, sphere, pyramid

  8. 1. Next to, below
    2. beside, below
    3. cube sphere, cone
    4. cylinder, sphere, pyramid

  9. next to / below
    next to / below
    triangle / pentagon / cube
    octagon / hexagon / cylinder / oval

  10. 1.next to, below
    2. Next to, below
    3.cube sphere cone
    4. Octagon, hexagon, cylinder,oval

  11. 1 next to below
    2.beside below
    3c.ube sphere cone’4.cylinder sphere, pyramid

  12. 1. Next to, below
    2. Next to, below
    3. Square, Rectangle, Triangle
    4. Triangle, Pentagon, Cube, Square

  13. Nicholas Mendoza

    1) next to, below
    2) next to, below
    3) circle, oval, hexagon
    4) cube, sphere, cone, triangle

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