Materials Needed: Required: copy of Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes for the teacher, blank paper, pencil, crayons, math manipulatives/counters, & document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: printable “Exit Slips” (may be used as a Summative Assessment) (1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
This is a 1 hour Math lesson plan addressing one Math standard using the picture book Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes. Your students will enjoy a read aloud, and discover patterns in the illustrations. They will practice these patterns kinesthetically with the teacher and notice patterns all around them.
• Students will create an AB or ABB pattern.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Chrysanthemum: Counting & Patterning. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicated content.