Lesson Plan

Super Shapes

Shapes don't have to be puzzling. With this lesson, your students will learn shape names and shape identification as they put these simple puzzles together.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to complete and name shapes.

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

(5 minutes)
  • Gather your students into a group and watch the Shapes Song video.
  • Review the different shapes by drawing them on the board and writing their names underneath each.

Beginning

  • Provide students with shape names in their home language (L1).
  • Review shapes using the shape song or visuals prior to the start of the lesson.

Intermediate

  • Pass out tactile shapes for students to explore as you review or introduce each of the shapes.