1st Grade Oral Language Resources
Children will:• Learn about the concept of inventions.
• Access prior knowledge and build background about inventions and examples of inventions.
• Explore and apply the concept of inventions and some ways that kids can be inventors.
Children will:• Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of inventions.
• Orally use words that describe inventions.
• Extend oral vocabulary by speaking about different kinds of inventions, and some ways that kids can be inventors.
• Use key concept words [machine, easier, travel, invention, inventor].
Explain• Use the slideshow to review the key concept words.
• Explain that children are going to learn about inventions:
• Examples of things people have invented.
• Ways that kids can be inventors.
Model• After the host introduces the slideshow, point to the photo on screen. Ask children: What do you see in this picture? (crayons, art stuff, etc.)
• Ask children: What is something you have made using these things? (a picture, a painting, etc.)
• Say: These are things we can use to make or invent things. Let's learn about some of the inventions that people have made, and some of the ways that you can be an inventor. Would you like to be an inventor? (answers will vary).
Guided Practice• Guide children through the next three slides, showing them that the pictures of different inventions. Always have the children describe how things would be different if we didn't have this invention.
Apply• Play the games that follow. Have them discuss with their partner the different topics that appear during the Talk About It feature.
• After the first game, ask children to talk about inventions that they use every day. After the second game, have them discuss the places they travel to.
Close• Ask children: What is an invention you have used today?
• Say: There are many kinds of inventions. As we learn about things people have invented, think about what kinds of things you can invent!