Lesson Plan:

All About Orange

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August 22, 2015
by Nichelle Neal

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify the color orange.


Introduction (5 minutes)

  • Show students some of the orange items.
  • Ask the students if they know the color of those items.
  • Explain that the color they see is orange; it can be made by mixing red and yellow.

Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (15 minutes)

  • Give students The Color Orange worksheet.
  • Help them trace the word "orange" as you read the sentences aloud.
  • Have them cut the pages to make their mini-books.

Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10 minutes)

  • Have students work on the Orange Things worksheet.
  • The students will review some things that are orange.
  • Have them name the items and then trace and write the word "orange."

Independent Working Time (10 minutes)

  • Once students have completed the Orange Things worksheet, have them go back to their mini-book and color the pages.
  • Staple students' pages together for them as they finish.



  • Enrichment: Challenge advanced students to think of orange things that weren't brought to class today.
  • Support: Help struggling students come up with items that are orange.

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Assessment (5 minutes)

  • Put some of the smaller orange items into the basket.
  • Allow students to look through the basket and choose items to examine.

Review and Closing (5 minutes)

  • As a class, make a list of orange objects.

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