Objective: Students follow oral directions to make peanut butter sandwiches
Group Size: any
Prep Time: > 5 minutes
Activity Time: 15-20 minutes
Interest Level: ages 4 to 12
Ability Level: upper beginning
Materials Needed: Bread, peanut butter, jam, spoon, knife and plate for each group of students.
Directions: Divide students into groups of two to four, and supply each group with all the materials needed to make peanut butter sandwiches. Teach the names of all the materials to be used, along with the actions "place," "spread," "cut," and "eat." Give the following directions orally, and instruct students to follow in order.
First, open the jars.
Second, place one spoon of peanut butter on one piece of bread.
Third, spread the peanut butter out. (Show students how to spread peanut butter to edges. Assist young children.)
Fourth, place one spoon of jam on top of the peanut butter.
Fifth, spread the jam out.
Sixth, put a piece of bread on top of the jam.
Seventh, cut sandwich into two (or three or four) parts.
Ninth, clean up.
Tenth, wash your hands.
Once students have finished cleaning up, see how many of the steps they can remember. Write them on the chart paper, adding in any missing steps. Then, cut the chart apart and let students try to put steps back into the proper order.
Raffi's Peanut Butter Sandwich Made with Jam, available on Singable Songs for the Very Young, makes a great song to accompany this lesson.(看來raffie有相關的歌呢!呵~~)