Butterfly Lesson Plan: Week of 5/21/18 – Healthy Foods

Teachers: Ms. Jane & Ms. Sharon
Theme: Healthy Foods & Going to the Market

 

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs​

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 


Going to the Market

John the Rabbit

Vegetable Soup

Vegetables 

All week we will have items out in dramatic play area for Grocery store/Farmer’s market, using shopping basket, shopping carts, cash registers, and assorted produce.

Washing fruits and vegetables in the “kitchen sink” Then, “making fruit salad.”

This week we will read:

Stanley’s Grocery Store by William Bee

Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens

All week we will be reading various stories from the Beginner’s Bible.

Which vegetables grow in the ground?

Which vegetables grow above ground?

What fruits do you like in fruit salad?

Tuesday

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs

Project: 
Mr. Potato Head craft

Taste test – we will taste a variety of peppers, discuss which ones we liked best/least and record our results.

Monday’s Stories What can you make from potatoes?

 

Wednesday

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs

Project:

Mr. Potato Head craft

Taste test – we will taste a variety of peppers, discuss which ones we liked best/least and record our results.

 Monday’s Stories What can you make from potatoes?

 

Thursday

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs

Project: We will cut open various fruits to investigate what is inside.

 

Monday’s Stories What do you see inside each fruit? Compare how each fruit is similar and how they are different.

Friday

 

Monday’s Finger Plays & Songs

Project: We will cut open various vegetables to investigate what is inside.

 

 Monday’s Stories What do you see inside each fruit? Compare how each fruit is similar and how they are different.