Lesson Plan

Ladybug Addition

In this lesson, students will have fun creating addition sentences by drawing and counting ladybug dots.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to add small numbers using visual aids.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(10 minutes)
  • Tell students they will be listening to a story about a grouchy ladybug.
  • Show students the cover of The Grouchy Ladybug and read aloud the title, author, and illustrator.
  • Ask students to predict what they think the story will be about.
  • Ask students to share what they think the roles of the author and the illustrator are.
  • Read the story.

Beginning

  • Provide background information in the form of visuals about ladybugs.
  • Echo count from 1–10.

Intermediate

  • Ask students if they can think of other insects.
  • Practice counting aloud from 1–10.

Related Guided Lesson

Addition 1

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1 song video
1 interactive story
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Grade
kindergarten
Subject Math