Recess Queen: Creating Surveys & Making Equal GroupsKindergarten • Half Day Lesson Plan
Subject: Counting and Cardinality, Math, Measurement and Data
Type: Half Day Lesson Plan
CCSS: K.MD.3 & K.CC.6
Skills: Measurement & Data: Organize Data, Analyze Data, Create Surveys, Comparing Numbers, Equal Groups
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: Required: copy of The Recess Queen, by Alexis O’Neill for teacher, blank paper, pencil & crayons, 20 math manipulatives for every 2 students, & document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Optional: printable “Exit Slip” –or- blank paper (as an optional assessment component)(1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
This half day of lesson plans is broken down into 3 separate segments (30-60 minutes each) addressing Measurement & Data: Organize Data, Analyze Data, Create Surveys, Comparing Numbers, Equal Groups (K.MD.3) (K.CC.6).. These lesson includes the teacher reading a story to the students called The Recess Queen about a mean girl on the playground. Students will take a survey on their favorite activities on the playground, record their preference on a data chart and analyze class results,
- Segment 1: students will organize and analyze data from their classmates on their favorite thing to play at recess.
- Segment 2: students will create and analyze their own survey about playing at recess.
- Segment 3: students will compare numbers by making equal groups playing the game Match Me!
These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.