Dragonfly Lesson Plan – 9/5/17

Teachers: Pam Hodgson, Joy Danison & Ulli Airey                                  
Theme: Beginning of School/Creation

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

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

Spiritual:  The Beginner’s Bible: Genesis 1
God’s Creation

Investigate, describe, and compare the characteristics that differentiate living from non-living things.

Mon 9/4

Labor Day Holiday 

No School

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 9/5

Tuesday’s Songs:
-Jesus Loves Me
-He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
-Name Song

Explore classroom, musical instruments

Listen to soft music

(Orientation- 10AM)

Book: First Day, Hooray!, by Nancy Poydar

Bible Story: Genesis 1
Creation

Sensory Table: Rocks, seashells, animals people (representation of God’s creation)

Exploration
Differences and similarities

Wednesday 9/6

Tuesday’s Songs

Feelings/Emotions

Hand-print paintings
Play dough 
Magna tiles
Legos

Book: The Kissing Hand, by Audrey Penn
 

Bible Story: Genesis 1

Book: The Tiny Seed,
by Eric Carle

Samples of seeds-
sizes and shapes
what they grow into

Thursday 9/7

Tuesday’s Songs

Class jobs-discussion
Make labels for class jobs

Flowers- look at real flowers

Draw flowers with colored pencils

Legos

Book: The Berenstain Bears Go Back to School,
by Stan and Jan Berenstain

Bible Story:  Genesis 1

What do plants need to grow?

Plant seeds

Label and water

Friday 9/8

Tuesday’s Songs

Class rules-discussion

Flowers 

Geo boards
Beads and wires

Role play with teachers-class rules

Book: Mouse’s First Day of School, by Lauren Thompson

Book: We Are Kind, by Sharon Gordon

Bible Story:  Genesis 1

Parts of a flower- what are they called and what are they for?

 Book: I Can Taste,
by Julie Murray 

Shapes