Lesson Plan : Math Happens- Probability

 Teacher Name: Mrs. N. Joseph Grade: Grade 5 Subject: Math

 Topic: Probability M&M'S Activity Content: Students will be using m&m for a lesson as a means of an introduction to probability, tables,graphs and a introduction to fractions. Vocabulary: impossible, most likely, impossible,survey, least likely,certain, fair unfair, tally table, bar graphs(vertical and horizontal), tally marks Goals: The goal for this lesson is to provide students with the opportunity to receive a hands on lesson that talks about probability as a means of showing a really good visual to students to help them get an understanding of probability. Objectives: TAKS: Objective 5 and 6 TEKS: 3.14A,B,C 3.16 A,B 3.15A Materials: M&M'S, zip-lock bags, M&M handouts, crayons, pencils Introduction: The handouts are the guides for student to use through out the activity. Development: This is one of those activities that guides itself and learning is conquered by doing the lesson and following the instructions on the lesson. I will be monitoring groups are helping assist groups with any terms or misunderstandings that they may have Checking For Understanding: I will be going around each group and doing an informal assessment with the students as they complete the activity Closure: Will end with a closure of the days events that took place. Inform the students that this activity will be used when they start fractions and also graphing. Evaluation: Informal assessments and also, check with teachers to see if lessons in classrooms are progressing in a positive way. Also, check on 6 weeks review to make sure that everything was covered.