August 21, 2015
By Cortney Nagler

Lesson plan

Mix and Match: What colour is That?

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Students will be able to match objects to the correct colour categories.

(5 minutes)
  • Look around the room, and point to various solid colored objects.
  • Explain to your class that they will put common objects into colour categories.
(5 minutes)
  • Call out a colour, and have your students look around and find an object that is that particular colour.
  • Have your students pick three items in the room that are the same colour.
(10 minutes)
  • Put your students into groups of 3-4.
  • Give out the colour cards, and have your students match the objects to the colour name.
  • Read the colour words aloud for your students before having them begin the activity.
  • Direct your students to complete the activity.
(10 minutes)
  • Give your students the colour Red and Book of Red worksheets.
  • Have your students complete it and make their own categories of different colors on the back of the sheet.
  • Enrichment:Have your students try to sound out the words from the colour cards and then place them in the correct colour group.
  • Support:Work on a more limited number of colour categories before giving your students all of the colour cards.
(5 minutes)
  • During independent working time, walk around, making sure that your students are completing worksheets accurately.
(5 minutes)
  • Have your students share their colour categories from the backs of their worksheets.

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