Lesson Plan

Teach About Odd & Even Numbers

Sometimes the best way to learn about something is to teach it! This lesson helps second graders become the experts on odd and even numbers as they prepare to teach younger students.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to articulate what even and odd numbers are.


(5 minutes)
  • Draw 10 apples on the board. Say, "I want to share these apples between two friends. Will we have an even or odd number to share?"
  • Solicit ideas from the class. Take a survey and write down how many students think there is an even/odd number of apples.