# What are the attributes of a shape?

## What are the attributes of a shape?

Shapes have attributes, like color, size, and the number of sides.

### What is an attribute in math 1st grade?

The term “attribute” in the context of math means the traits or the properties of a shape or an object.

**What is a non defining attribute in math?**

Non- defining attributes are attributes that do not define a particular shape (color, position, location, etc.). The shapes can include triangles, squares, rectangles, and trapezoids. MGSE.

**What do first graders learn about shapes?**

First graders delve into the properties of shapes by combining two shapes to form a new one, such as putting two triangles together to make a square or rectangle. They’ll do this on paper (2 dimensional) and with objects (3 dimensional).

## How do you teach attributes to shapes?

Identifying Attributes of Shapes

- Begin by asking students to name some shapes. As they do, write the names of the shapes on the board.
- Then, have students gather to listen to a read aloud of the book, The Shape of Things by Dayle Ann Dodds. Allow students to listen and identify the shapes they see on each page.

### How do you teach shape attributes?

**What is an attribute example?**

In general, an attribute is a property or characteristic. Color, for example, is an attribute of your hair. In using or programming computers, an attribute is a changeable property or characteristic of some component of a program that can be set to different values.

**What is a defining attribute of a square?**

Properties of a Square: A square has 4 sides and 4 vertices. All the sides of a square are equal in length. All interior angles are equal and right angles. The sum of the all the interior angles is 360°.

## How do you describe attributes?

An attribute is defined as a quality or characteristic of a person, place, or thing. Real life individuals and fictional characters possess various attributes. For example, someone might be labeled beautiful, charming, funny, or intelligent.