Lesson Plan

What's the Weight?

What is weight? Help your students learn all about the difference between heavy and light in this fun, fast-paced lesson plan! Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **How Much Does it Weigh?** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the How Much Does It Weigh?lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to classify objects as heavy or light.

Language

Students will be able to explain how they know an object is heavy or light using sentence frames and tactile supports.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Heavy or Light: Measuring WeightTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceVocabulary Cards: EL Support Lesson: What's the Weight?Glossary: EL Support Lesson: What's the Weight
  • Gather the class together for the lesson.
  • Play the "Sesame Street: Heavy or Light" clip.