Lesson Plan

Dancing Directions

In this fun lesson plan, your students will love learning all about describing location using games, stories, and dancing! This can be used as a stand alone or pre-lesson for the **Where is It?** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Where Is It? lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Where Is It? lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to describe objects using the names of shapes and describe the relative position of objects.

Language

Students will be to explain position to a peer using the terms: above, below, beside, in front of, next to, and behind.

Introduction

(3 minutes)
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  • Gather students together for the lesson.
  • Introduce the book, Bug Dance by going on a brief picture walk with the class.
  • Explain that today you are going to learn about position words. Positional words are words like "behind," "next to," or "in front of," and they help explain to others where something might be or where to move.