Lesson Plan

One of These Things

This hands-on geometry lesson is a great introduction to 2D shapes for your ELs. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the String Shapes lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the String Shapes! lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the String Shapes! lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to identify and compare 2D shapes.

Language

Students will be able to compare and contrast 2D shapes using visual aids and sentence stems.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together and play the Sesame Street clip "One of These Things Is Not Like the Other" on the projector.