Butterfly Lesson Plan Final – week of 4/30/18

Teachers: Ms. Jane & Ms. Sharon
Theme: On the Farm

 

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 songs with repetitive phrases and rhythmic patterns.
-Participate in simple sequences of movements and dance to various kinds of music.

-Ask and seek out answers to questions about objects and events with the assistance of interested adults.
-Talk about young animals and humans in age-appropriate terms (e.g., babies, puppies,
kittens, etc.) and note that we all start out as babies.
-Engage actively in read-aloud activities by asking questions, offering ideas, predicting or retelling important parts of a story or informational book.

-Connect many kinds/quantities of
concrete objects and actions to numbers.
-Listen to and use comparative words
to describe the relationships of objects
to one another..

Monday 


Farmer in the Dell
Old MacDonald
The Farmer Plants the Seeds
Ten Little Chicks

All week we will use pattern blocks to create various animals

This week we will read:
The Farmer Seeds from The Beginner’s Bible
Good Morning, Chick by Mirra Ginsburg
When Cows Come Home
by David L. Harrison

What animals live on a farm? (write down answers) Which animal would you like to pet?

Tuesday

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs Project: using a fork as a “brush,” children will create a furry chick on paper then add eyes, etc. Monday’s Stories What animals live on a farm? (write down answers) Which animal would you like to pet?

Wednesday

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs Project: using a fork as a “brush,” children will create a furry chick on paper then add eyes, etc. Monday’s Stories What did you like/dislike
about using a fork as a “brush?”

Thursday

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs Project: after putting whipping cream into an empty coffee tin, each child will get a turn to shake it and turn it into butter! We will then give it a taste. Monday’s Stories What did you like/dislike
about using a fork as a “brush?”
What happened to the whipping cream after shaking it? How does it taste?

Friday

 

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs Project: after putting whipping cream into an empty coffee tin, each child will get a turn to shake it and turn it into butter! We will then give it a taste.  Monday’s Stories What did you like/dislike
about using a fork as a “brush?”
What happened to the whipping cream after shaking it? How does it taste?