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SHOWCASE LESSON

PLAN

Chelsea Brockenbrough

MY FIVE SENSES WITH MR.


POTATO HEAD
Grade level- Kindergarten
Length of Lesson- One hour and thirty minutes in
class, and fifteen minutes at home
Objectives- When questioned on the five senses, the
student will be able to recollect what they learned in
the lesson, recognize, and apply their knowledge with
no confusion

STANDARDS ADDRESSED
NETS-S StandardFacilitate and inspire student learning and creativity
Model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning
with students, colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual
environments

Common Core Standards SC.K.L.14.1


Recognize the five senses and related body parts.

REQUIRED
MATERIALS:
Prezi Presentation

Mr. Potato Head


Popcorn
Mr. Potato Head Worksheet
Sid the Science Kid Online Gamehttp://pbskids.org/sid/isense.html

ANTICIPATORY SET:
Teacher will begin lesson by
saying I spy something
(insert color) and ask the
students to identify what she
sees. The student who
correctly identifies the object
will be given a turn next.
This will continue for 10
minutes to help build
anticipation

PROCEDURE

1: PREZI PRESENTATION
My 5 Senses with Mr. Potato Head Prezi
Making Sense of the Five Senses with Mr. Potato Head
Students will listen to lesson on the 5 senses on

Prezi. This includes watching the YouTube video,


and explaining the following slides.

2: DISCUSSION
After the Prezi presentation, have a discussion with the students
using the Mr. Potato head as an example.
Question 1- Do we use our 5 senses everyday?
Question 2- What do we use our eyes for? (Point to eyes on Mr. Potato
Head)
Question 3- What do we use our ears for? (Point to ears on Mr. Potato
Head)
Question 4- What do we use our noses for? (Point to nose on Mr. Potato
Head)
Question 5- What do we use our tongue for? (Point to tongue on Mr. Potato
Head)
Question 6- What do we use our hands for? (Point to hands on Mr. Potato

3: USING OUR SENSES


Teacher will ask students to put their heads
down on their desks so they cannot see.
She will pop a bag of popcorn. As she is
doing so, she will ask the students what
they are hearing. After she removes the
popcorn, she will ask them what they are
smelling. She will then let them look up
and ask them what they are seeing.
Teacher will then pass out popcorn to each
student placing it on a napkin. She will ask
then to pick up a piece and tell her what
they are feeling. Finally, they will be
allowed to eat the popcorn, and say what
they are tasting. They will get the chance

4: ASSESSMENT
Teacher will then give the
students instructions on how to
complete the assessment. They
will be given a Mr. Potato Head
worksheet and told to complete
it. After writing their names at
the top, they will be told to draw
a line to match the 5 senses to
the body part in which they
coincide with. Students will turn
these into the teacher when
they are completed.

5: HOMEWORK- SID THE


SCIENCE KID
Sid the Science Kid- My 5 Senses
Students will be told to write their
homework assignment in their
planners. They are expected to
complete and win one round on the
Sid the Science Kid game located on
the PBS website. They will be given
a paper to take home with the
website on it for them and their
parents. They will need to get a
signature from their parents verifying
that they completed the minimum of
winning one round which was
assigned.

GUIDED PRACTICE
Teacher will guide students through the anticipatory set.
Teacher will lead the students through the Prezi
presentation and lesson
Teacher will lead the class discussion using the Mr. Potato
Head

Teacher will lead the class through the popcorn exercise.


Teacher will advise students on how to complete the
worksheet in class and the homework.

INDEPENDENT PRACTICE
AND ASSESSMENT
Students will be expected to
complete assigned worksheet
independently

Students will be expected to


complete and win one round of
Sid the Science Kid online
Students will be expected to
bring back the homework
assignment with parent signature

ACCOMMODATIONS/MODIFIC
ATIONS
ESOL and learning disabled students- This assignment is
configured to be effective for all types of students. It has
many visual elements to help a student that does not easily
understand English. The Prezi is set up to make it easy for
them, as well as the discussion, the worksheet, and the
homework. Learning disabled students will find this lesson
easy because they will be able to complete this lesson
without needing any modifications. They can listen and see
the presentation, they can participate in the discussion. If
they need any assistance on the worksheet, the teacher will
be available to help, and the homework assignment allows
them to work at their own pace and with parent help if