Grasshopper Lesson Plan – 9/5/17

Teachers: Aimee Hoffman & Ruth Macchia                                          Theme: Friends & Vehicles 

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

Observe and use appropriate ways of
interacting in a group (taking turns in talking; listening to peers; waiting until someone is finished; asking questions and waiting for an answer; gaining the floor in appropriate ways). 

Sing songs with repetitive
phrases and rhythmic patterns.

Communicate personal experiences or interests.

Ask and seek out answers to questions
about objects and events with the
assistance of interested adults.

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

Spiritual: Jesus loves everyone, regardless of their size or age!

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

Mon

 No School- Labor Day      

Tue 9/5

Let the Children Come to Me!

I Want to be Your Friend

The Telephone Song

Jesus Loves the Little Children (…all the children of the world; oh, He loves them, yes he does!  Oh, it says right in our Bible; Jesus loves the little children of the world!)

Orientation 10am- 11am

Take head shot pictures for licenses.

Every child can decorate a piece of card stock and hang up in our class.

Book: A Friend Like You by Andrea Schomburg

Bible Story:  We will  read our Bible story for the week starting tomorrow during snack time (we enjoy taking our time reading each story one or two pages at a time.) 

Free play- open play dough, book/puzzle area, and art activity

Read sing songs/play name game and read book at meeting around 10:40am.

 Wed 9/6

Tuesday’s Songs

(Introduce Sensory Table during free play- 4 students at a time)

Ask at circle time: how can we be kind to each other and our school?

Intro Block Area after meeting time.

Book: The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper

Bible Story:  “The Friend of Little Children” from The Storybook Bible p 256

Together, count the number of children that we have in our class today.  How many people do we have if we include the teachers in our count?

Thu 9/7

Tuesday’s Songs

Introduce the Art Cart

Write & post a list of what we know about vehicles (use photos).

Book: My Car by Byron Barton

Bible Story:  “The Friend of Little Children” from The Storybook Bible p 256

 Count students together as we line up.

Fri 9/8

Tuesday’s Songs

Make a list (to keep working on) of what we want to know about vehicles.

Remind children “Leave toys and nature on ground before going on climber” at playground time.

Book: Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw

Bible Story:  “The Friend of Little Children” from The Storybook Bible p 256

Count Grasshoppers outside when we do a practice fire drill.