Grasshopper Lesson Plan: Week of 5/29/18- Bats

Teachers: Miss Aimee & Miss Ruth                                           Theme: Bats

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

– Listen to, identify, and manipulate language sounds to develop auditory
discrimination and phonemic
awareness.

-Listen to various kinds of instrumental music and explore a variety of melody
and rhythmic instruments.

 

-Generate questions and gather
information to answer their questions
in various ways. 

-Use their own words or illustrations to describe their experiences, tell
imaginative stories, or communicate
information about a topic of interest.

 

-Relate themes and information in books to personal experiences.

– Listen to and use formal and informal language.

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

Spiritual: The Bible is God’s Word.

– Explore and identify space, direction,
movement, relative position, and size
using body movement and concrete objects.

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

 

 

Monday

Memorial Day- No School

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 

-Faith (practice on steps)

-The Bat Song by The Whizpops

-Little Bat Recitation (p 2)

Meet Stellaluna and see a short clip of The Secret World of Bats!  Make a list of what we know and what we want to know about bats.

-Play “Catch the Insect” game in the Bike Room 

Stellaluna  by Janell Cannon

Bible Story:  This week we will read our favorite stories in the Storybook Bible.

What do you know about bats?  Have you ever seen one before?  Share your experience.

 Wednesday

 

 Tuesday’s Songs

Bubbleman coming at 10:30am- Parents and siblings are invited to join us!

Begin making our own bat mural!  Paint the background of our cave. (Instructions p.40 in Bat Thematic Unit)

 

 Let’s Look at Bats by Ruth Berman

Bible Story: This week we will read our favorite stories in the Storybook Bible.

What is echolocation?  Act out and describe.  Read description on pg 15-17 in National Geographic Kids book about Bats.

Thursday 

Tuesday’s Song

 

Brainstorm words that rhyme with bat- make up our own bat poem together!

Continue working on our bat mural.  Continue painting our cave.  Make bats (by cutting black paper) to hang in it!

Bats by Gail Gibbons

Bible Story: This week we will read our favorite stories in the Storybook Bible.

Play bat trivia game: what do you know about bats? (p. 47 in Bat Thematic Unit)

Friday 

Tuesday’s Songs

Make up our own bat story- What would you do if you were a bat? Draw a picture and tell someone about it! (p.32 Bat Unit)

Complete our bat mural.  Come to school in PJ’s and enjoy time in our “bat cave”!

National Geographic Kids by Elizabeth Carney

Bible Story: This week we will read our favorite stories in the Storybook Bible.

What do bats do at night?  What do they eat?  What would you want to do if you were a bat?

 

Other Daily Activities Concepts
Free Play

  • Play Dough
  • Puzzles
  • Writing Center
  • Easel painting
  • Blocks
  • Cars/Trucks
  • Housekeeping/Dramatic play
  • Sensory Table
Use sense of sight, hearing touch, smell and taste to explore the environment using sensory vocabulary. Strengthen hand grasp and flexibility. Use eye-hand coordination and visual perception to complete puzzles, draw, paint, write
Bike Room/Playground Build body awareness, strength, and coordination through locomotion activities.