Dragonfly Lesson Plan – Week of 3/6/17

Teachers: Miss Marie, Miss Joy and Miss Ulli                                                     Theme: 3D Shapes

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

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

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

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

-Identify and use simple tools appropriately to extend observations.

-Use eye-hand coordination, visual perception and tracking, and visual motor skills in play activities.

-Strengthen hand grasp and flexibility 

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

-Link letters with sounds in play activities 

Spiritual: We will be reading and discussing Jesus’ miracles.

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

 

Investigate and identify materials of
various shapes, using appropriate
language.

 

 

Monday

3/6

You Gotta Sing When The Spirit Says Sing

1,2,3 Jesus Is Alive

 

Painting our papier-mache spheres.

Enunciate the alphabet. Practice saying each letter distinctly.

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will be reading the stories of Jesus’miracles

Using terms for 3D shapes: sphere, cylinder, cube .

Tuesday 

3/7

Monday’s Songs

Make “transient art” clay sculptures.  Discuss beforehand what you will be designing and how to make it work.  Encourage children to share ideas.

 

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will be reading the stories of Jesus’miracles

Discuss what transient means. What tools can we use with this type of clay?  How do the tools help us?

 Wednesday

 3/1

 Monday’s Songs

Decorate our dry spheres. Discuss spheres we see in the world around us. Encourage children to sketch their plans.

 

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will be reading the stories of Jesus’miracles

Start Nasturtium seeds in the classroom

Thursday 

3/2

Monday’s Songs

 

Make “transient art” clay sculptures.  Discuss beforehand what you will be designing and how to make it work.  Encourage children to share ideas.

Reading buddies: The children will choose a favorite book to share with their buddies

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will be reading the stories of Jesus’miracles

Play Spotsy Dotsy using the cube shaped dice

Friday 

3/3

Monday’s Songs

 

Finishing touches on our spheres

Book: Children’s choice. One vote – one person

Bible Story:  Over the course of this week, we will be reading the stories of Jesus’miracles

Counting by 5’s and 10’s to 100. Line up in pairs and count our group by two’s

 

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.