Dragonfly Lesson Plans 9.26.16

Dragonfly Lesson Play Week of 9/26/16

 

Teachers: Miss Jen, Miss Joy, Miss Ulli Theme: Feelings/Emotions

 

Date

Meeting Time

Project

Literacy

Science/Math

Weekly Concepts

(MA Guidelines)

  • Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.
  • Use emergent writing skills to make letters in many settings and for many purposes.
  • Record observations and share ideas through simple forms of representation such as drawings.
  • Engage actively in read-aloud activities by asking questions, offering ideas, predicting or retelling important parts of a story or informational book.

  • Spiritual: Children of God Storybook Bible
    • Joseph Feeds and Forgives
    • Moses is Saved
    • The Voice from the Burning Bush
    • Let My People Go
  • Use positional language and ordinal numbers (first, second, third) in everyday activities.
  • Discuss classroom responsibilities in daily activities.
  • Ask and seek out answers to questions about objects and events with the assistance of interested adults.

Monday

Songs:

  • Good Morning to You (sing with different emotions)
  • Doxology
  • Playing our Instruments

Discussion:

Have you ever felt jealous? What can you do when you feel jealous?

Share ideas about instruments and how we can make them.

Look for items outside that could make good instruments.

When I feel jealous / written by Cornelia Maude Spelman ; illustrated by Kathy Parkinson.

Children of God Storybook Bible: Joseph Feeds and Forgives

  • Ask and seek out answers to questions about objects that might make good instruments with the assistance of interested adults.

Tuesday

Songs:

  • Good Morning to You (sing with different emotions)
  • Doxology
  • Playing our Instruments

Game: If You Like…

Centers:

Discuss the connection between music and emotion. Play classical music depicting various emotions while children:

  • Represent emotions through images
  • Represent emotions through drawings and words

Children of God Storybook Bible: Moses is Saved

  • Use positional language when lining up and taking “attendance”

Wednesday

Songs:

  • Good Morning to You (sing with different emotions)
  • Doxology
  • Playing our Instruments

Discussion:

Have you ever felt scared? What can you do when you feel scared?

Stacking Stones

  • Go outside and collect stones.
  • Make stone towers
  • Count the stones
  • How do you feel while making your stone towers (Frustrated? Peaceful? Jealous of another friend’s tower? Sad? Happy?)

When I feel scared / written by Cornelia Maude Spelman ; illustrated by Kathy Parkinson.

Children of God Storybook Bible: The Voice from the Burning Bush

  • Use positional language and ordinal numbers (first, second, third) in stone stacking activity

Thursday

Songs:

  • Good Morning to You (sing with different emotions)
  • Doxology
  • Playing our Instruments

Discussion:

Experiment with making different sounds/instruments from everyday materials

When I care about others / Cornelia Maude Spelman ; illustrated by Kathy Parkinson.

Children of God Storybook Bible: Let My People Go

 

Friday

Songs:

  • Good Morning to You (sing with different emotions)
  • Doxology
  • Playing our Instruments

Game: I Have an Idea…

Adventure Friday!

What to Build

Skills Focus: Communication, Creativity,Teamwork, Persistence & Grit

Ask and seek out answers to questions about objects and events with the assistance of interested adults during the What to Build activity.

 

Other Daily Activities

Concepts

Free Play

  • Play dough
  • Puzzles
  • Writing Center
  • Easel painting
  • Blocks
  • Cars/Trucks
  • Housekeeping/Dramatic Play
  • Sensory Table

Use sense of sight, hearing touch, smell and taste to explore the environment using sensory vocabulary. Strengthen hand grasp and flexibility. Use eye-hand coordination and visual perception to complete puzzles, draw, paint, write

Bike Room/Playground

Build body awareness, strength, and coordination through locomotion activities.