Lesson Plan

Sound Machines

Your ELs will love getting creative as they make their very own sound machines to explore how common materials make different sounds. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Can You Hear a Who?** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Can You Hear a Who? lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Can You Hear a Who? lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to identify different common sounds.

Language

Students will be able to describe common sounds using sentence frames and tactile supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together for the read-aloud.
  • Ask students to close their eyes and listen carefully, then clap your hands.
  • Have students share what they heard (hands clapping) and ask them to try to make the same sound on their own.
  • Explain that today you will be teaching all about sound!