Lesson Intentions: This kit will guide your child/student in understanding different types of lines with hands-on activities and lessons on the following nomenclature: point, line, ray, segment, straight and curved lines, horizontal and vertical lines, oblique lines, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, intersecting lines, and divergent and convergent lines. Activities include using a hands-on application to better understand line nomenclature. This kit will increase your child’s/student’s confidence in line geometry.
Ages: Activities can be started as early as Kindergarten and be used through third grade.
Kit Includes: Illustrated lesson plan with five different activities (18 pages including worksheets and answer sheet), 6 follow up worksheets, a 12 x 12 in. corkboard, 4 geometry sticks (2 longer ones of the same length and 2 smaller ones of varying lengths), a pencil sharpener, string, a counter (different colors in each kit), a plumb line (string with weight), a sharpie marker, a ruler, a small tin container with 8 thumbtacks, 1 right triangle inset, laminated labels for different types of lines, scissors, 2 matchbox cars, a journal, and color pencils.
Creator: Lesson Plan and follow up work prepared by: Caroline Moulsdale, Owner and Lead Educational Consultant of ABC Crate, LLC, with Credentials in Early Childhood Education (Preschool and Kindergarten) from CMTE/NY, 2001; Elementary Education I (grades 1st to 3rd) and II (grades 4th to 6th) from Delaware Institute for Montessori Education, 2015; BS from The University of Delaware; Lead Teacher in Montessori Education for 18 years, and Parent Education Director for 8 years.