Grasshopper Lesson Plan: Week of 2/6/17

Teachers: Miss Aimee & Miss Ruth                                                     Theme: All About Me & Friends

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

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

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

-Communicate personal experiences or interests.

-Discuss roles and responsibilities of family or community members who promote the welfare and safety of children and adults.

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

– Talk about the qualities we value in a person’s character such as honesty, courage, courtesy, willingness to work hard, kindness, fairness, trustworthiness, self-discipline, loyalty, and personal responsibility

 

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

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

Spiritual: “A Friend Loves at all Times” Proverbs 17:17

-Connect many kinds/quantities of concrete objects and actions to numbers.

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

-Make predictions about changes in materials or objects based on past experience.

 

 

Monday

2/6

-Pray About Everything

-Address Song (to the Tune of Rain, Rain, Go Away)

-Brush Your Teeth Song!

-Won’t You Be My Friend by Hap Palmer

Begin Our “All About Me” Books!

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read “The Little Servant Girl” in the Storybook Bible.

How did you decide to build your structure?  Describe the steps you took to make it.  What did you do first, second, third?

Tuesday 

2/7

Monday’s Songs

 

Use your favorite color crayon to draw a page in your “All About Me” book. 

 

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson 

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read “The Little Servant Girl” in the Storybook Bible.

What is your favorite color?  How many shades or names of that color can there be, do you think (do you like that color in a light, medium, or dark shade)?  

 Wednesday

 2/8

Monday’s Songs

Illustrate a page of your book to show your favorite animal.

Jamaica’s Find by Juanita Havill

Bible Story:  Pastor Chris will come and read a Bible story to our class.

What is your favorite animal?  Could it be a pet or does it only live in the wild?  What else do you know about this animal?  

Thursday 

2/9

Monday’s Songs

 

Make a cake to help celebrate Miss Ruth’s birthday!  

 

What a Treasure by Jane and Will Hillenbrand

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read “The Little Servant Girl” in the Storybook Bible.

How do we make a cake?  What/how many ingredients are in it?  What happens to the batter when we put it in the oven?  Why?

Friday 

2/10

Monday’s Songs

 

Enjoy a visit from Jacob’s mom, Dentist Denise Diune!  She will help us learn more about taking care of our teeth.  We will also find out more about what Dentists do.  

 

 

 

 

 

Sid the Science Kid: A Cavity Is a Hole in Your Tooth by Jodi Heulin

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will read “The Little Servant Girl” in the Storybook Bible.

Why should we brush our teeth?  How often should we brush?  Are there other ways we can help our teeth be healthy?

 

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.