Grasshopper Lesson Plan: Week of 10/17/16

Teachers: Miss Aimee & Miss Ruth                                                     Theme: Noah’s Ark & Bears

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.

-Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns.

 

-Listen to and use comparative words to describe the relationships of objects to one another.

-Explore and experiment with wet and dry media in a variety of colors including black and white.

-Create scenarios, props, and settings for dramatizations and dramatic play

-Engage actively in read-aloud activities by asking questions, offering ideas, predicting or retelling important parts of a story or informational book.

-Listen to, recite, sing, and dramatize a variety of age-appropriate literature.

-Arrange events in order when dictating a story.

Spiritual: God loves all that he has made!

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

– Use nonstandard units to measure length, weight, and amount of content in familiar objects.

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

 

Monday

10/17

-Noah’s Ark 

-Colors (Hap Palmer)

-My Teddy Bear 

Paint: experiment by mixing primary colors.

 Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr.

Bible Story: Over the course of this week, we will read “A New Beginning” in the Storybook Bible (p. 38 to 48).

 How many different animals are in our book today? 

What happens when you mix red and yellow/blue and yellow?

Tuesday 

10/18

 Monday’s Songs

Make “pizza” art together!  

Pete’s a Pizza by William Steig

Bible Story: Over the course of this week, we will read “A New Beginning” in the Storybook Bible (p. 38 to 48).Make 

How many ingredients do we use to make pizza?  In what order do we assemble our pizza (what comes first, second, third, etc.)?

 Wednesday

 10/19

 Monday’s Songs

Go on a hunt by following clues.  Where do you think our hunt will take us?

 Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Bible Story: Over the course of this week, we will read “A New Beginning” in the Storybook Bible (p. 38 to 48).

Where did we do first/second/third/fourth… on our hunt?  Work together to retell the order of events.

Thursday 

10/20

Monday’s Songs

 

Play hide and seek together!  

Bible Story: Read the Bible story about Noah at meeting time.  Use figurines to act it out. 

If you were a bear, where might you hide?  Where is a bear’s habitat?  What does a bear need to survive?

Friday 

10/21

Monday’s Songs Students should bring in one stuffed animal. We will use these to compare/contrast sizes and work together to put them in order from smallest to largest.

We will go outside and have a teddy bear picnic!  Please pack snacks today that are easy to eat while sitting on blankets.  Thank you!

Bible Story: Over the course of this week, we will read “A New Beginning” in the Storybook Bible (p. 38 to 48).

How can we measure how small/large our stuffed animals are?

If we were to sort our animals, would you say yours is small, medium, or large?  Why?

 

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.