Lesson Plan

Phases of the Moon

Students will learn the phases of the moon.
Objectives

Students will be able to... Look at the moon and correctly name the current moon phase.

Subjects
Science
Grades 1
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Activity: Exploring

Show students a fun and educational video to get them interested in the phases of the moon.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Presenting

Present students with information about the phases of the moon.

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Exploring

Starting off with some instruction, the students will make the phases of the moon using oreos.

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Creating

Students will create the phases of the moon using oreos on their own.

5 Wrap-up

Activity: Assessing

Given a worksheet, students will corectly match the phases of the moon to the corresponding picture.