# Shapes: Circle, Triangle, Square, and Rectangle Number Work Kindergarten Age 5 First Term Lesson Notes Week 5

Subject: Number Work

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: Week 5

Age: 4-5 years

Topic: Shapes: Circle, Triangle, Square, and Rectangle

Sub-topic: Singing, Identifying, Drawing, and Describing Shapes

Duration: 45 minutes

Behavioural Objectives:

• Students will sing songs or rhymes about shapes.
• Students will identify different objects in the classroom and relate them to shapes.
• Students will draw and color shapes.
• Students will describe classroom objects in relation to shapes.

Key Words: Shapes, singing, identifying, drawing, describing

Set Induction: Letâ€™s start our class by singing fun songs about shapes!

Entry Behaviour: Can you name some shapes you know?

Learning Resources and Materials:

• Drawing paper
• Crayons

Building Background/Connection to Prior Knowledge: Weâ€™ve seen shapes in our classroom before, and today weâ€™ll learn more about them!

Embedded Core Skills: Observation, creativity, communication

Learning Materials:

• Reference book: Lagos State Scheme of Work
• Drawing paper and crayons

Instructional Materials:

• Whiteboard
• Marker
• Visual aids of shapes

Content: Today, weâ€™ll explore different shapes like circle, triangle, square, and rectangle. Weâ€™ll sing songs about shapes, identify objects in our classroom that match these shapes, draw and color them, and describe how objects relate to shapes.

Questions:

1. What shape is a ball?
• a) Circle
• b) Triangle
• c) Square
• d) Rectangle
2. Which shape has three sides?
• a) Circle
• b) Triangle
• c) Square
• d) Rectangle
3. What shape is a table top?
• a) Circle
• b) Triangle
• c) Square
• d) Rectangle
4. Which shape has four equal sides?
• a) Circle
• b) Triangle
• c) Square
• d) Rectangle
5. What shape is a traffic sign?
• a) Circle
• b) Triangle
• c) Square
• d) Rectangle

Class Activity Discussion:

1. Q: What shape is a wheel? A: A wheel is a circle.
2. Q: How many sides does a square have? A: A square has four equal sides.
3. Q: Can you name a shape with three sides? A: Sure! Thatâ€™s a triangle.

Presentation:

• Step 1: Letâ€™s start by singing songs or rhymes about shapes.
• Step 2: Now, letâ€™s look around our classroom and find objects that match these shapes.
• Step 3: After that, weâ€™ll draw and color these shapes on our drawing paper.
• Step 4: Finally, letâ€™s describe how some classroom objects are related to these shapes.

Teacherâ€™s Activities:

• Helping students identify shapes in the classroom.
• Guiding students in drawing and coloring shapes.

Learnersâ€™ Activities:

• Singing along with the teacher.
• Finding objects that match shapes.
• Drawing and coloring shapes.
• Describing how objects relate to shapes.

Assessment:

• Ten evaluation questions related to the topic will be asked.

Conclusion: Well done, everyone! Today, we explored different shapes like circle, triangle, square, and rectangle. Keep practicing at home and see you next time!