Dragonfly Lesson Plan: Week of 11/7/16

Teachers: Miss Jen, Miss Ulli, Miss Joy                                                  Theme: Gratitude

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

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

-Sing songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns.

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

 

-Use estimation in meaningful ways and follow up by verifying the accuracy of estimations. 

-Record observations and share ideas through simple forms of representation such as drawings.

 

 

 

-Use emergent writing skills to make letters in many settings and for many purposes. 

-Develop familiarity with the forms of alphabet letters, awareness of print, and letter forms.

Spiritual: Gratitude Devotions

  • Listen to and say the names of numbers in meaningful contexts.
  • Recognize, describe, reproduce, extend, create, and compare repeating patterns of concrete materials.

 

 

Monday

11/7

  • In Everything Give Thanks
  • I Have So Much to Be Grateful For
  • Love is Here Today

Count Your Many Blessings Tree

Make a prediction: How many blessings will we come up with as a class by Thursday?

 

Aesop’s Fables Retold and Illustrated by Eric Carle

Spiritual: Gratitude Devotions 11/7

 

Talk together at meeting time about: What does it mean to be grateful?

 

Tuesday 

11/8

 Monday’s Songs

Nature Gratitude Walk

Aesop’s Fables Retold and Illustrated by Eric Carle

Spiritual: Gratitude Devotions 11/8

 

 

 Wednesday

 11/9

 Monday’s Songs

Gratitude Stones

Aesop’s Fables Retold and Illustrated by Eric Carle

Spiritual: Gratitude Devotions 11/9

 

 

Thursday 

11/10

Monday’s Songs

 

Make a natural alphabet display for our classroom   How many blessings did we come up with as a class?Count them and work together to add them up!  Were any of our estimations close?

Friday 

11/11

 

Adventure Friday!

Leaf Threading

 

Recognize, describe, reproduce, extend, create, and compare repeating patterns of leaves.

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.