Dragonfly Lesson Plan: Week of 10/3/16

Teachers: Miss Jen, Miss Joy, Miss Ulli                                                    Theme: Preschoolers as Chefs

Date Meeting Time Project Literacy Math/Science
Weekly Concepts (MA Guidelines)

-Listen to a wide variety of age appropriate literature read aloud

-Sing a variety of songs within children’s vocal range, independently and with others

-Participate in simple sequences of movements and dance to various kinds of music

-Listen to and use formal and informal language

-Participate actively in discussions, listen to the ideas of others, and ask and answer relevant questions

-Explore and describe a wide variety of concrete objects by their attributes.

-Listen to, recognize, and use a broad vocabulary of sensory words

-Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.

-.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-

  • The Voice from the Burning Bush 
  • Let My People Go
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Story of Ruth

-Listen to and say the names of numbers in meaningful contexts. 

-Explore and describe a wide variety of concrete objects by their attributes

-Use positional language and ordinal numbers (first, second, third) in everyday activities.

-Explore and identify space, direction, movement, relative position, and size using body movement and concrete objects

Monday 10/3
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It 
  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

 Preschoolers as chefs:

Start KWL (Know, Want to Know, Learned) Chart 

What do we know about making pizza? What kind of ingredients do we need? What tools do we need? What questions do we have about the pizza making process?

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

Explore and graph favorite pizza toppings among our class.

Tuesday 10/4
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It 
  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

 Plan your personal pizza: draw a picture of what you want it to look like.

 

Pizza / Frank Asch.

Children of God Storybook Bible: Let My People Go

Where shall we place our pizza toppings? On top of the cheese? Under the cheese? In the middle of the pizza? Around the edges?  

 

Wednesday 10/5  –

  • If You’re Happy and You Know It 
  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Pizza Party! Make and eat pizza.

 

 

Children of God Storybook Bible: The Ten Commandments

Observe and eat the finished pizza product: what do we see/feel/smell? (Teachers will record students verbal observations).

Thursday 10/6

 

  • If You’re Happy and You Know It 
  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
What did we learn about making pizza? Complete KWL chart 

Children of God Storybook Bible: The Story of Ruth

 

Friday 10/7
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It 
  • He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Adventure Friday:

Hunt the Wind

Skills: curiosity, imagination, active lifestyle, sensory

 

Explore and identify space, direction, movement, relative position, and size using body movement and concrete objects in conjunction with our Hunt the Wind adventure. 

 

Other Daily Activities Concepts
Free Play

  • Play Dough
  • Puzzles
  • Writing Center
  • Easel painting
  • Lego Table
  • 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.