# Color Based On Directions Worksheets

How to Learn to Follow Written Directions - Sometimes, children forget to follow directions that teachers give them, which makes the job tougher for them. However, there are ways in which you can help students in following the written directions you give them. Now, as elementary teachers, it is up to you how you can make them follow directions. Here, we will discuss a few options you can adopt. How Well Do You Follow Directions? The simple prospect that practice makes perfect can be an ideal way to start. In other words, if the students are aware of following directions in general, then they will be able to follow written directions. For instance, you can create activities to make the children the importance of listening and following directions. Phil's Fish Shop - Now, a much more fun step is to give roles to your students and make them shopkeepers of a fish shop. The customers will look for shopkeepers to understand the type of pet they need and how to take care of them. In this scenario, the shopkeepers will be responsible for guiding imaginary customers by writing down directions of each fishâ€™s preferences. In this manner, the students will learn how important it is to listen and writing down directions when they are not themselves. Parachute Drop - Now, this one is fairly unique. The purpose of this activity is when students discuss the effects of wind initially. Then, they move on to the topic of parachutes. The parachutes are built from napkins, paperclips, and strings. The students gradually add more paper clips and make assumptions about how the increased mass will affect the flight of their parachutes.

• ### Basic Lesson

Demonstrates how to break a direction sentence down into steps. Step 1. Identify how many of the pictures you need to color. Step 2. Choose any of the 4 pictures to color.

• ### Intermediate Lesson

Shows the use of position statements in a set of directions.

• ### Independent Practice 1

Color the sequences based on the position and numeral directions.

• ### Independent Practice 2

You will find more position statements in this practice sheet. This best follows the intermediate lesson.

• ### Homework Worksheet

Provides 4 warm up problems. A completed example is provided.

• ### Skill Quiz

This includes the use of double digit numbers in the directions. Answers can be found below.

• ### Homework and Quiz Answer Key

Answers for the homework and quiz.