Lesson 12

Center Day 2

Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is for students to work with shapes and numbers.

Lesson Narrative

In the first activity, students learn stage 1 of the Can You Draw It center. In this center, students choose a shape card and describe the shape to a partner. The partner tries to draw the shape based on the description given. In the second activity, students choose from previously introduced centers focused on shapes, addition, or subtraction.

Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

  • Add within 100.
  • Compose objects using solid shapes and describe the objects.
  • Recognize and describe shapes seen in picture books.
  • Subtract within 10.

Student Facing

  • Let’s work with shapes and numbers.

Required Materials

Materials to Gather

Materials to Copy

  • Centimeter Dot Paper - Standard

Required Preparation

Activity 1:

  • Each group of 2 needs a set of Flat Shape Cards from a previous lesson.

Activity 2:

  • Gather materials from previous centers:
    • Picture Books, Stage 2
    • Match Mine, Stage 2
    • Capture Squares, Stages 1 and 2
    • Target Numbers, Stages 1-3

CCSS Standards

Lesson Timeline

Warm-up 10 min
Activity 1 20 min
Activity 2 20 min
Lesson Synthesis 10 min

Teacher Reflection Questions

Check-in with your norms and routines. Are they promoting engagement from all of your students? Are there any adjustments you might make so that all students do math tomorrow?

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