# There is Only One Me!

• Preschool
• Math
• 35 minutes
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October 21, 2015

Build your class' self confidence with this art lesson that helps them understand that they are special and unique!

### Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify and value the number one and understand that there is only one of them.

## Lesson

### Introduction (5 minutes)

• Call on each student by their name and ask them how many of them are there.
• Ask your students if they watch Sesame Street.
• Sing or play There is Only One Me.

### Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (5 minutes)

• Play the song again and encourage your students to sing and dance along.
• Tell the students that just like the girl in the video, there is only one of them and that makes them perfectly unique.

### Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (5 minutes)

• Show your students the number 1 paper cutouts. Tell students that every time the number one comes up in the song they are to hold up the paper cutout.
• Have each student choose a cutout or pass out cutouts randomly.
• Play the song once again and model holding up the cutout when the number one comes up in the song.

### Independent Working Time (10 minutes)

• Pass out glue, construction paper, markers, and crayons.
• Have students glue their number to the paper and then draw a picture of themselves.
• Allow students to decorate the paper however they would like.

## Extend

### Differentiation

• Enrichment: Allow advanced students to write out the number one on their paper as well as "one" to make the connection between written and numerical numbers.
• Support: Give struggling students support by having them clap along with the song instead of singing. You could also help them decide how to decorate their paper.

## Review

### Assessment (5 minutes)

• Collect and look over student papers.

### Review and Closing (5 minutes)

• Have your students reflect on he lesson by asking questions such as: What number did we talk about today? How many of you are there? What song did we sing today?
• Let the children sing the song again to close the activity.

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