What's that Smell?
Students will be able to describe their sense of smell. Students will be able to identify various smells.
Introduction (10 minutes)
- Tell your students that they will be learning about their sense of smell today.
- Ask your students to imagine their favorite food.
- Go around the class and ask your students to describe the smell of their favorite food.
Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (15 minutes)
- Ask your students to tell you some smells that they are familiar with.
- Write the smells on the board.
- Go over the smells and ask your students to identify them as either a good smell or a bad smell.
Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (15 minutes)
- Ask your students to complete the Sense of Smell worksheet with a partner.
- Go over the worksheet as a class.
Independent Working Time (15 minutes)
- Ask your students to complete the Smell worksheet.
- Tell your students to draw and color an object that they smell in the garden.
- Enrichment: Ask your students to write and draw five things they smell in their bedrooms. Have them write the smell next to each object.
- Support: Ask your students to smell and describe four objects. You can ask the student to smell a flower, dirty socks, pen, and juice.
Assessment (10 minutes)
- Conduct a short quiz on smells.
- Ask your students to write a smell for four objects.
- A few examples of objects could include flower, marker, socks, and pizza. Have your students use descriptive words, such as sweet, bitter, yucky, or rich.
Review and Closing (10 minutes)
- Ask your students to think of one thing they can do every day to make sure they smell nice.
- Ask them to share it with the class.