Lesson Plan : Listening and Following Directions

Teacher Name:
 MicheleCochran
Grade:
 Grade 1
Subject:
 Science

Topic:
 Crystal growing with a focus on listening and following directions
Content:
 Vocabulary Crystals Opposite Growing Circle
Goals:
 by listening and following directions every student will grow a crystal that they can take home and share with their families.
Objectives:
 The objective of the lesson 1. listening 2. Following directions Tell students (If everyone follows directions we will have crystals tomorrow)
Materials:
 materials for 25 students 25 cups boiling water 5 cups 20 mule borax not the soap dissolved into boiling water 25 pipe cleaners 25 cups 1 cup size 25 straws
Introduction:
 Student will practice following direction and listening as they receive instructed on the process of growing a crystal.
Development:
 Teacher will write the following steps on the board 1. Write your name on the side of the cup 2. Bend pipe cleaner so it has a large circle on one end that is about the size of your thumb 3. Bend opposite end around straw. 4. position the large circle so it does not touch sides or bottom
Practice:
 Teacher will demonstrate each step 1. Write your name on the side of the cup. 2. Bend pipe cleaner so it has a large circle on one end that is about the size of your thumb. 3. Bend oppisite end around straw. 4. position large circle so it does not touch sides or bottom. Students will listen to steps and observe process.
Accommodations:
 Extra modeling written directions example of project
Checking For Understanding:
 Draw names at random and ask students to repeat the direction.
Closure:
 Vocabulary Crystals Opposite Growing Circle Today we had a lesson about following direction and listening. How did we do? (ask for student feed back) I think everyone had the opportunity to practice and if we followed directions we will have crystals tomorrow

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