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Following Directions

For Students K - 2nd
Kindergartners learn about the ways force can stop and reverse motion. Several illustrations of children help them determine if the motion is causing an item to change direction. Next, they conduct an experiment to see if a water balloon...
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For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
A tricky activity on color words is sure to challenge your kindergarten readers. They match color words to pictures that correspond to each color - yellow for banana, for example. Next, kids color a paint set to match four color words....
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All About Me!

For Students K - 1st Standards
Reinforce punctuation skills as well as printing skills with a kindergarten autobiography worksheet. Youngsters write their information, including their name, address, and age, and draw a picture of themselves and the place where they...
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Question Marks

For Students K - 1st Standards
Context clues are important when understanding the intent of a sentence. Kindergartners read eight sentences, and decide if each should end in a period or in a question mark. The last two questions prompt kids to draw a mouse and a cat,...
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Thick, Thicker, Thickest

For Students Pre-K - K
Do your kindergartners know the difference between thick and thin? After reviewing a picture of a tree and a candle, kids draw a thicker version of each in the space provided. They also draw a ring around the thickest pencil and the...
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Short, Shorter, Shortest, Part 2

For Students Pre-K - K
Can your kindergartners draw a shorter tree? What about a shorter kite string? Reinforce relative size and comparing with a clever instructional activity. It prompts young learners to study a picture and draw a shorter version, and to...
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Fun Food Faces

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students create tasty faces. In this food lesson, students use rice cakes to make a funny face. Students follow directions and use creativity for this activity. Students make a list of things they need from the grocery store to make more...
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Ham and Cheese Puffs

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A simple cooking recipe can become an entire lesson when you have your class discuss following directions, measuring, and basic cooking skills. Intended for a special education audience, this simple dish can help build basic independent...
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Completing a Chore List

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Children with autism can benefit from a regular schedule; Why not have them complete a chore as part of their daily routine? Provided here are the necessary steps to assisting autistic learners complete one, two, and then three daily...
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Spreading Paint with a Popsicle Stick

For Teachers Pre-K - K
This one is for the pre-K jet-set. They hone their observation and listening skills as they use Popsicle sticks to apply paint to wax paper. They view how the colors blend and mix together as they move the stick around on the paper.
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For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
It's important for youngsters to understand common prepositions; use this drawing worksheet to give them some practice. They follow directions which, for pre-readers, will need to be read to them. There are four prompts here directing...
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Above, On, Below, part 2

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Prepositions describe where something is in space or time. Little learners discover the prepositions about, on, and below. They locate and count objects in each position as they are located in relation to the ground. They then record the...
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Following Instructions

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Get scholars thinking about the scientific process with this fun experiment they can do at home. Learners practice reading directions as they underline each instruction in a procedural paragraph. They create a flow chart and record what...
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Geo Jammin' By Design - Day 7, Lesson 38: Kool Cups

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Create geometric cups by interpreting directions, informational text, and mathematical concepts. Critical thinkers apply geometric theory (congruent shapes, patterns, symmetry) to actual directions to create a cup that holds Kool Aid....
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Baking Bread

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Reading and following recipes is a wonderful way to encourage the comprehension of procedural text. Here is a fabulous bread recipe that includes links to sites that show how bread is made in the commercial bread industry. 
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For Teachers K
Students identify and discuss the adjectives used to describe the animals in the book "Conejito." They answer story comprehension questions, generate a list of adjectives from the book, and complete a following directions worksheet.
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Dance the Hokey Pokey

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Teach your Kindergarteners to dance the Hokey Pokey! They will have fun while exercising and learning positional concepts like left/right and in/out.
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Green Eggs and Purple Bacon

For Teachers 1st
First graders read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. The class cooks and eats green eggs and ham. They imagine a dish and write a recipe using a logical sequence. They type, illustrate, and compile recipes into a class cookbook.
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Birds on a Tree Branch

For Students Pre-K - 1st
This creative cut and paste activity requires learners to identify the colors red, brown, green and orange, as well as follow directions. Students color a group of shapes, and following the directions, paste each piece onto a sheet of...
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Learning Colors and Shapes

For Students 1st - 3rd
Help your class learn shapes and colors with this learning exercise! Learners follow given directions and color each of 20 shapes the listed color. There are 6 different shapes for youngsters to identify and color. Very nice learning...
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Line Up Balls

For Students K - 6th
At times special needs or Autistic children have a difficult time disengaging from a lesson to line up at the door. This brief strategy overview employs mini-porcupine balls and a pocket. It was developed to help pupils transition to...
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Origami - Tulip

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Ah what a dreary world this would be, if not for the lovely blooms. Construct a paper tulip with the help of this origami video clip. This flower folding technique could come in handy for making Mother's Day gifts to send home, paper...
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Plant Parts

For Students K - 1st
Little ones identify the parts of a plant and practice following directions at the same time. They color each part of the flowering plant the color indicated on the sheet. Roots are brown, leaves are green, the flower is red, and the...
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Sheep and Wolves

For Teachers K - 5th
Students release energy in a quick game of "Sheep and Wolves."