Grasshopper Lesson Plan: Week of 1/16/17

Teachers: Miss Aimee & Miss Ruth                                                     Theme: Snow/Friendship

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

-Sing expressively.

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

– Respond to a variety of musical rhythms through body movement.

-Explore, describe, and compare the properties of liquids and solids found in children’s daily environment.

-Identify the characteristics of local weather based on first-hand observations.

-Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.

-Generate questions and gather information to answer their questions in various ways. 

Spiritual: “A Friend Loves at All Times.” Proverbs 17:17

-Explore, describe, and compare the properties of liquids and solids found in children’s daily environment.

-Organize and draw conclusions from facts they have collected. 

 

 

Monday

1/16

MLK Day Observed- No School 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 

1/17

-I Want to be Your Friend a Little Bit More

-A Friend Loves at all Times

-Power Shuffle (VBS 2015)

 Make a list of all our “Put-Up” ideas; how can we be kind friends to one another?

 

Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester 

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read story of Moses and the 10 Commandments in the Storybook Bible (p.100).

How many ideas did we come up with on our class “Put-Up” list?  Count aloud and sky-write the number together.

 Wednesday

 1/18

 Tuesday’s Songs

Draw our own self-portraits.

 

Snowy Weather Days by Katie Marsico

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read story of Moses and the 10 Commandments in the Storybook Bible (p.100).

What facts did we find out about snow?  Work together to recall what we read in our book today.

 

Thursday 

1/19

Tuesday’s Songs

 

Make a frozen treat together.

 

 

Snowmen at Night by Carolyn Buehner

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read story of Moses and the 10 Commandments in the Storybook Bible (p.100).

What do you think will happen when we put our mixture into the freezer?  How long do you think it will take to freeze?

Friday 

1/20

Tuesday’s Songs

 

Work together to act out The Mitten!

 

 

The Mitten by Jan Brett

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read story of Moses and the 10 Commandments in the Storybook Bible (p.100).

How many characters are in The Mitten?   What are the order of events in this story?

 

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.