Dragonfly Lesson Plan – Week of 4/3/17

Teachers: Miss Marie, Miss Joy and Miss Ulli                                             Theme: Holy Week/Bird observations

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.

-Explore a variety of age-appropriate materials and media to create two and three-dimensional artwork.

-Act out ways that movement and dance can show feelings or convey meaning.

 

-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: We will be following Jesus’ footsteps through Holy Week.

-Observe and identify the characteristics and needs of living things: humans, animals, and plants.

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

 

 

Monday

4/3

New Song: Hosanna                           

Ho Ho Ho Hosanna; Shalom; 1,2,3 Jesus Is Alive; You Gave

Free Play Tables: Beading A/B patterns/Play Dough                     Making kinetic sand

Center Project: Re-enact Jesus’ arrival, to Jerusalem, as the King of Peace. Hosanna!

 Book: The Tale of the Three Trees by Angela Elwell Hunt

 

Bible Story: Palm Sunday

Sensory Table: Kinetic sand with measuring cups and spoons

 

Bird observations at our feeder and on the playground.

Tuesday 

4/4

Monday’s Songs

Free Play Tables: Inventions center/Table top building

Center Activity: Foot washing

Book: Petook – An Easter Story by Tomie de Paola

Bible Story: Jesus washes the feet of his disciples

Sensory Table (see Monday)

Bird observations at our feeder and on the playground.

 

 

 Wednesday

 4/5

 Monday’s Songs

 

Free Play Tables:  Bread baking experiment with Miss Joy

 

Center Activity: Observing yeast under the microscope and with magnifying glasses. Draw our observations

Book:  Happy Easter Little Critter by Mercer Mayer

Bible Story: The Last Supper

Sensory Table (see Monday)

Bird observations at our feeder and on the playground.

What happens to the bread we made with yeast? No yeast?

 

 

Thursday 

4/6

Monday’s Songs

 

Free Play Tables: Inventions center/Table top building

Center Activity: During snack we will reenact the Last Supper with Pastor Chris.

Reading Buddies

Book: Reading Buddies with the Butterfly Room

Bible Story: The Garden of Gethsemane

Sensory Table (see   Monday)

Bird observations at our feeder and on the playground.

Microscope w/yeast slide

Friday 

4/7

Monday’s Songs

 

Free Play Tables: Inventions center. Making Hummus with Miss Joy

Center Activity: During snack time we will have a Middle East Feast- pita, hummus, olives, hard boiled eggs

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

Bible Story: The Crucifixion and Resurrection

Sensory Table (see Monday)

Bird observations at our feeder and on the playground.

Microscope w/yeast slide

 

 

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

New Song: Hosanna! Hosanna! Hosanna in the highest! Hosanna! Hosanna! Hosanna in the highest!                                                                                         Lord we lift up your name. With hearts full of praise. Be exalted oh Lord our God. Hosanna in the highest. Glory! Glory! Glory to                          the King of Kings! Glory! Glory! Glory to the King of Kings!                                           

Bike Room/Playground Build body awareness, strength, and coordination through locomotion activities.