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Three-dimensional shapes - Identifying Cylinders
Kindergarten (K) - Math
- Students will be able to recognize cylinders regardless of their orientation or size
- Students will be able to correctly name cylinders using the vocabulary word "cylinder"
- Students will be able to identify real-life examples of cylinders
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Cylindrical objects of various sizes and orientations (e.g. cans, cups, toilet paper rolls)
- Whiteboard and markers
- Curved surface
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- Show students a cylindrical object and ask them if they know what it is.
- Discuss the features of the cylinder, such as the circular base and curved surface.
- Introduce the vocabulary word "cylinder" and explain that it is a name for this type of shape.
- Demonstrate how cylinders can come in different sizes and orientations.
- Show examples of cylinders in real life (e.g. cans, cups, toilet paper rolls).
- Explain the vocabulary words "diameter" and "height" and demonstrate how to measure them on a cylinder.
- Show a visual aid (if available) to help students understand the concept of a cylinder.
- Divide students into small groups and provide them with a collection of cylindrical objects.
- Instruct students to work together to identify and name each object as a cylinder.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to find three examples of cylinders in their daily lives.
- Encourage students to bring in their examples and share them with the class during the next lesson.
- Monitor students' progress and provide support as needed.
- Ask students to find three more examples of cylindrical objects in their homes and draw them.
- Encourage students to continue looking for cylinders in their daily lives and practice identifying and naming them.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to draw a cylinder and label its diameter and height.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor students' understanding of cylinder recognition and vocabulary.
- The exit ticket and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of cylinder recognition and vocabulary.
- Ask students to share one real-life example of a cylinder they found.
- Review the vocabulary words and ask students to define them.
- Encourage students to continue looking for cylinders in their daily lives and practicing the vocabulary words.
- Students can practice measuring the diameter and height of cylinders using rulers or tape measures.
- Students can create their own cylinders using materials such as clay or playdough.
- For students who struggle with fine motor skills, larger cylindrical objects can be used.
- For students who need extra support, a visual aid or diagram can be provided to help them understand the concept of a cylinder.
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- Use real-life examples of cylinders to help students make connections and understand the concept.
- Incorporate hands-on activities, such as measuring the diameter and height of cylinders, to reinforce learning.
- Provide visual aids, such as pictures or diagrams, to help students visualize the shape.
- Students may struggle to recognize cylinders that are not perfectly straight or aligned.
- Students may confuse cylinders with other shapes, such as cones or prisms.
- Students may have difficulty understanding the vocabulary words "diameter" and "height" and how they relate to cylinders.
Common Core Standard:
K.G.A.2 - Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
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