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My school does not have computer time for first graders however, there is a portable smartboard. I will be using the smartboard to teach this cyber lesson in a whole group setting over the course of a week.

Cyber Lesson- Slide 4: I will have the students brainstorm a list of familiar geometric shapes on the smartboard. Then I will have the students draw pictures of the shapes they predict the triangle will turn into on their own whiteboards. Next I will introduce vocabulary words that the students will hear throughout the story.

Cyber Lesson- Slide 4: Then after I introduce these vocabulary words I will have the students find an object in the classroom that is a triangle. Then I will ask the students to point to the sides and angles of the object.

Cyber Lesson- Slide 6: To not overwhelm the students with challenging vocabulary I will address new words when they are mentioned in the story.

Cyber Lesson- Slide 7: While reading the book The Greedy TriangleI will stop periodically to have the students predict how many sides and angles each new shape will have. Then they will record their answers on their own whiteboard. Lastly, I will confirm their predictions on the smartboard by having the correct answer appear on my chart.

Cyber Lesson- Slide 8: When I finish reading the story the students will return to their seats and get a geoboard. They will be creating the different shapes from the story The Greedy Triangle. They will be making the same shapes as Mrs. Campbell makes on her geoboard. To check their work I will encourage the students to count the sides and angles of their shapes. The students will be making these shapes: triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, and hexagon.

Cyber Lesson- Slide 8: When the students have finished making all of the shapes I will redirect their attention towards the theme of being greedy. I will remind them that a three sided shape is just as important as a shape with more than three sides.