Date: Monday, January 31st, 2011 Grade: Grade 1B
Teacher Name: Michelle Meredith Subject: English - Grammar
1. Topic-
Rainbow of Nouns
2. Content-
What is a noun?
A noun is a person, a place, or a thing.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Students will be able to identify a person, a place or a thing.
2. Students will be able to work in small groups to brainstorm nouns that are the group color.
4. Objectives-
1.Students will be able to come up with nouns of a specific color.
2.Students will be able to work together in small groups.
5. Materials and Aids-
circles of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple
chart paper with the song lyrics on them
2 clouds (people & things written on them)
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Ask students to recall what a noun is from the previous lesson.
2. Teach the students a song to remember what a noun is.(to the tune of Polly Wolly Doodle)
Oh let's look around for some naming for words for persons and places and things.
Oh a noun is a name
Yes a noun is a name
for a person or a place or a thing
It's a noun. It's a noun. It's the name of anything.

B. Development-

1.What is a thing?
2.What things are the color ________ ?
3.Write one thing on each circle.

C. Practice-

1.Place students in 6 groups, one for each color.
2. Tell students that their group is to write on each circle a noun is the color of their circle.
3. Show an example of a noun of the color black.(cat, tire, car, hockey puck,

D. Independent Practice-

1 Can you tell me a person? (put on a cloud to go at one end of the rainbow)
2. Can you tell me a place that you know?(put on a cloud to go at the other end of the rainbow)
3.Sing the song.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Circulate around the groups to ask questions to guide the students to what things they could write on their circles.

G. Closure-

1.Have students come to the carpet to go through some of the circles.
2. Have students come up with places & people to go on the clouds.

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