Classify and Positional language

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					Targeted Skill: Sorting and Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                          Book, Goldilocks and the Three Bears
                          Set of objects in three sizes
                          Basket or box
                          Tri chart

Activity: Read aloud your favorite edition of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
On a second reading, have students look for all the objects in the story that
come in three sizes: small for Baby Bear, medium-sized for Mama Bear, and
large for Papa Bear.

Challenge:   Students draw another item related to story and compare sizes.
                                          i.e. pillow, blanket, toothbrush, etc….




Targeted Skill: Sorting and Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                          Venn diagram
                          Activity cards for day or night
                          Book “ The Napping House”

Activity: Read aloud Napping House, then students compare on a venn
diagram of things that happen at night as compared to day time activities and
those activities that can happen during the day or night.

Challenge: Students draw daytime and nighttime activities. Ss complete a
venn diagram including activities that can happen during the day or night.
Targeted Skill: Sorting and Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                         Activity cards with children with different colored
                          hair and cards with color words.
                         Graph
                         Construction paper tile cut outs
                         5 column chart

Activity: Students classify students by the color of their hair and place in 5
column chart.

Challenge:   Students draw a picture of themselves, create a class graph with
pictures.




                           Hot or Cold
Targeted Skill: Sorting and Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                         Activity cards with different items of clothing for
                          different weather
                          T chart mat
                         Shoe box
                         Book “ The Mitten”

Activity: Read aloud “The Mitten.” Students take out cards from shoe box and
place on a t chart mat by classifying items you wear in cold or hot weather.

Challenge:   Students graph articles in cold and hot weather.
Targeted Skill: Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        Activity cards with different items of clothing for
                         different earth formations
                        Book: Olmo and the Blue Butterfly

 Activity: Read aloud “Olmo and the Blue Butterfly” Students take out cards
from bag and place on a tri chart mat by classifying items as land air and
water

Challenge:   Students create a book My Land Book, My Air Book, etc…




Targeted Skill: Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        Deck of Cards, one deck of cards for each group
                        2 hula hoop optional

Activity: Divide the class into groups of three or four students, and give each
 group a deck of cards. Give two students two attributes written on cards.


                    i.e. red cards/face cards
Challenge: Students decide how they will classify the cards. When the group
has finished sorting they state how they have classified their cards.
Targeted Skill: Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        An assortment of fruits cut up in small pieces
                        Paper plates one per student
                        paper
                        pencils

Activity: The students sort fruit according to the tastes sweet and sour. Give
students a plate of fruit samples and a piece of paper. Have them fold the
paper in half and label one side “sweet” and the other side “sour”. Take a piece
of fruit and hold it up for children to see. Have them find their matching fruit
sample, repeat the name, and taste it. Ask the children whether it was sweet or
sour. Have them make a drawing of that fruit in the corresponding section of
the paper.

Challenge: Students find foods at home and complete a t-chart for two other
attributes i.e. like/dislike, spicy/bland, hard/soft, etc…




Targeted Skill: Classifying

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        Student drawn family pictures
                        Number cards classifying families 0-3 small family, 4-6
                         medium family, 7-10 large family.

Activity: Students create family pictures and count family members. Students
decide which category their family falls into. Small 0-3, medium 4-6, large 7-10.

Challenge: Students graph how many students in class have small, medium,
and large families.
Targeted Skill: position words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        Activity cards with pictures of pets
                        Where is the pet poem

                               Where is the pet?
                             The pet is at the vet.
                          The bunny is in the honey.
                             The frog is on the log.
                           The cat is under the hat.
                          The mouse is in the house.
Activity: Students repeat the rhyme several times, then proceed to identify the
                      position words (in, behind, under)

Challenge: Students create their own pet and contribute to a student
generated poem.




Targeted Skill: position words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        Cards with positional words
                        Cave working mat


 Activity: Students place the positional word cards below the cave, above the
                   cave, outside the cave, inside the cave.

Challenge:   Students create a drawing and create a positional word class book.
Targeted Skill: position words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        Bingo cards

Activity: One assigned student selects bingo card and others place a chip on
the selected card.

Challenge: Students input an entry about positional words
into their journal.




Targeted Skill: position words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                        Cube template with pictures of position words.

Activity: Students roll the cube and chant out the position word.

Challenge:   Students create a sentence using a position word
Targeted Skill: position words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                         Position word task cards with pictures and words.

Activity: Students match the picture to the corresponding vocabulary

Challenge:   Students create their own task cards to practice at home.




Targeted Skill: position words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                         Construction paper
                         Tempera paint or ink pads variety of colors

Activity: Students create a t chart with their hands and label right and left.

Challenge: Students sort items to the right or left of their t chart as instructed
by the student helper.
Targeted Skill: position words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
                          Treasure hunt template teacher created
                          Construction paper
                          Rulers
                          Position word cards right, left, down
                          Teacher made treasure cards to match the map.

Activity: Students use the treasure hunt map as student helper gives
directions to find the treasures, students who are able to give directions
correctly will receive treasures.

Challenge: Students create their own treasure map with items from home.




Targeted Skill:   Positional words

Center: Kindergarten Math

Materials needed:
               Construction paper cut out to form a lion.
               Direction Mat
               Glue

    Activity: Students follow teacher directives to complete a lion pattern.
Challenge: Students complete a pattern by stating the steps orally




    red          yellow          black         orange brown

				
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