Lesson Plan

Learning to identify different shapes

Learning to identify different shapes
Amber C.
Delaware Technical Community College
Dover, United States
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My Grades Pre-K
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Arts

Student will be able to identify different shapes.

Grades Pre-K – K
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

  • First would have the class in front of the interactive white board to watch the video "The shape song" together.
Student Instructions
  •  Students will sit in front of the interactive white board to watch video.

2 Direct Instuction

Activity: Other — discussing the shapes
  • After wards I would ask the class if they could figure out how to sit in a circle as a group. 
  • I would then tell the students that you will describe a shape and they are to guess which one it is.
  • Proceed with the following prompts: something yellow with no sides, something red with three sides, something blue with four corners, and something orange with four sides.
Student Instructions
  •  Students will then find their way to create a circle by sitting on the carpet.
  • Students will get the chance to identify shapes after the teacher describes one at a time.

3 Independent Work

Activity: Assessing
  • Have students grab an ipad.
  • Ask them to go around the room to take picture of different shapes and name them.
  • Model the task for the students.
  • Ask students to raise their hand if they knew what they'd be doing.
  • Dismiss students to begin working independently. 
Student Instructions
  • Students will grab their Ipad.
  • Listen to instructions.
  • Begin independent work.

4 Review

Activity: Drawing
  • Teacher will assign students to practice drawling the shapes on their Ipad.
  • Struggling students may use a shape chart
Student Instructions
  • Students will practice drawling their shapes on their Ipad.
  • Struggling students will have the opportunity to use a shape chart.

5 Conclusion/ Wrap up

  • Teacher will play the shape sound again.
  • Ask students to think about the shapes we talked about today.
  • ASk students to describe shapes by lines and corners.
  • Compliment students on their hard work for the day.
Student Instructions
  • Students will listen to the song.
  • Students will think about the shapes.
  • Students will describe the shapes.