Dragonfly Lesson Plan – Week of 9/18/17

Teachers: Pam Hodgson, Joy Danison & Ulli Airey
Theme:Identifying and Naming Emotions

Date

Weekly Concepts
(MA Guidelines)

 

Meeting Time

Communicate personal experiences or interests.

Discuss classroom responsibilities in daily activities. 

Project

Use a variety of tools and materials to build grasp-and-release skill.

Literacy

Listen to several books by the same author or using the same illustrator.

Spiritual: Genesis 1

Math/Science

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

 

Monday

 

Free Play:  
All About Me posters
Emotion cards

Morning Meeting:
What is an emotion?
What emotions do we have?
 Songs: 
Jesus Helps Me When I’m Sad
When You’re Happy and You Know It
-Oh Happy Day

Centers:
 Visit from Firetruck

Book: God Helps Me Every Day, by Elspeth Campbell Murphy and Jane E. Nelson

Bible Story:  
The Beginners Bible:
“A Tall Tower”

 

Tuesday

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Monday’s Songs
Free Time: 
Work on “All About Me” posters
Emotion cards

Morning Meeting
Question: Identify my emotions

Centers:
Making cookie dough 

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Book: God Cares When I Need a Friend, by Elspeth Campbell Murphy and Jane E. Nelson

Bible Story:  
“A New Land”

 

 Wednesday

Monday’s Songs
Free Time:  Making cookies

Morning Meeting:
Guess my emotion

Center:
-Decorating cookies

Book:  God Cares When I Feel Worried, by Elspeth Campbell Murphy and Jane E. Nelson

Bible Story:  
“The Promise”

 

Thursday

Monday’s Songs

Free Time:  Play emotion game

Morning Meeting:
What makes you feel…

Center:
Playing with the parachute

Book: God Cares When Things Are Not OK, by Elspeth Campbell Murphy and Jane E. Nelson

Bible Story:  
“A Wife for Isaac”

 

Friday

Monday’s Songs

Free Play:
Grace’s choice

Morning Meeting:
Act out emotions

Center:
 Emotion card game

Book: Grace’s Birthday Story

Bible Story: 
“The Blessing”

Bible Verse:

“If you love me you will do the things I command.”  John 14:15