August 1, 2015
by Nichelle Neal

Lesson plan

My Five Senses

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Students will be able to identify and describe the five senses.

(15 minutes)
  • Tell the students you are going to talk about their five senses.
  • Ask if anybody can tell you the five senses.
  • Review the senses and what they do, then play the Five Senses video.
  • Have students just listen to the words, then play it again and allow them to join in with the singing.
(15 minutes)
  • Give the students the chance to tell you what they know about their five senses. Write down their answers on the chart paper.
  • A student will give you a sense and what it is used for. Another student will give you an example of that sense being used.
(15 minutes)
  • Make five groups with your students.
  • Assign to each group one of the senses.
  • That group will be in charge of completing the worksheet that goes with their sense and reporting back to the class.
(10 minutes)
  • Have students complete the My Five Senses worksheets on their own.
  • Once all the students have completed the worksheet, have them check their answers with nearby peers.
  • Enrichment: Have advanced students write the names of things that go with each sense.
  • *Support: Provide struggling students with one-on-one assistance.
(10 minutes)
  • Give each student a folded piece of paper.
  • Ask students to draw a picture for each sense in each box. They should make sure to include the names of the senses.
(10 minutes)
  • To close out the lesson, have the students tell you the senses.

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