Lesson Plan

What's the Sequence?

Preschool students will love bringing the Five Little Ducks to life as they practice story sequencing in this fun hands on lesson plan! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Your Day Story Sequencing** lesson.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Your Day: Story Sequencing lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Your Day: Story Sequencing lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to recognize simple sequences.

Language

Students will be able to sequence a story with transition words using verbal prompts and visual supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
Five Little DucksFirst, Next, Last 3Teach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceVocabulary Cards: What's The Sequence?Glossary: What's The Sequence?

** Prior to the start of the lesson, write the lines for the Five Little Ducks on the board or chart paper**

  • Gather the class together and introduce the lesson by telling a short story about what you did at school today using the format: "First I ____, next, I ____, last I ____."
  • Ask students what would happen if you mixed up the sequence of your morning (e.g., you went to recess, you arrived, you ate breakfast)?
  • Explain that it is important to tell a story in the right sequence, otherwise it would be very confusing!