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Stroll through a city. Shapes are everywhere you look! Take a tour with TFK to find shapes around the world. Do you have a favorite shape?

A pentagon has five sides.

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This is the Pentagon. It is a building near Washington, D.C. If you fly over it, you can see all five sides.

A rectangle has four sides.

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Look at this subway station in Singapore. There are many signs that give directions direction DAMIRCUDIC—GETTY IMAGES instructions that tell you how to get somewhere (noun) Shawna gave the man directions to the bus stop. . Count all the rectangles you see.

A square has four sides.

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Each side of a square is the same length length TATYANA TOMSICKOVA PHOTOGRAPHY/GETTY IMAGES how long something is (noun) The length of my foot is 10 inches. . Look at this square sign in Italy. Are all the sides equal?

A triangle has three sides.

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This is the Louvre. It is an art museum in Paris, France. The entrance entrance MEL YATES—GETTY IMAGES a way in (noun) The entrance to my bedroom is off-limits to my sister. is a pyramid. Each side of a pyramid is a triangle. How many triangles can you count?

Try it!

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Look around you. You can see many shapes if you look for them. What shapes do you see? Count the squares, triangles, rectangles, and circles.

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