This comprehensive 5 senses unit, provides you with many activities that you can use to supplement your lesson on each of the five senses. This work can also be used for science homework or used during literacy centers. This pack includes the following activities:
1. Using the new vocabulary (see, hear, touch, taste, smell) to complete the sentence. The students draw and write to complete 4 different sentences per sense. There is one activity for each sense.
*1 page of teacher directions, 5 student activities
2. Write the Room: 5 Senses
For this activity, the teacher hangs up pictures of the 5 senses around the classroom during the unit. Then, the students use a clipboard and walk around the room trying to find each picture. When the students finds a picture that matches their activity sheet, they record the word next to the correct image.
*1 page of teacher directions, 1 student activity, 3 pages of images
3. 5 Senses Assessment
This assessment can be used informally or formally. This can easily be differentiated to meet the needs of your students.
*1 student activity
4. Smelling Sort
In whole group, the teacher leads the students in a discussion of different types of smells. Then, together sort good and bad smelling things. There are two large images to use for the T-chart and 5 bad smelling images and 5 good smelling images. There is also an independent activity that goes along with this, which can be used as informal assessment, supplemental resource, or for homework.
*1 page of teacher directions, 1 page of large clipart for T-chart, 3 pages of smaller images for sort
Images include: skunk, burnt toast, dirty socks, garbage, baby diaper, hot pizza, chocolate chip cookies, perfume, flowers, and soap
5. 5 Senses: Touch
The students use real objects to glue and sort onto their activity page to show the understanding of three different textures: bumpy, soft, and hard.
*1 page for teacher directions, 1 student activity