Preprimary Lesson Plan Name: Mikehia Alexander
Age/Grade: Kindergarten 5-6 years old
Name of Lesson and Subject Area(s): Favorite Bugs/ Math Format/Grouping: Large Group
Materials needed: Large white piece of paper, pictures of bugs
Time required: 15 minutes
Activity/Material Preparation Necessary: Cut out pictures of bugs that the children will place on the tally board. (Bee, butterfly, ladybug, ant, spider).
Goal (Purpose): To explore one to one correspondence by counting the bugs that the class liked and disliked.
Objectives: The children will learn democracy and one to one correspondence. They will be able to count the most liked bugs and vote on which bugs were most liked and disliked.
Key Vocabulary: Anticipatory Set/Connection to Prior Knowledge: The children went on a trip to the Nature Museum and learned about various insects. They will have decided on their favorites. Learning Experience/Procedures: The children will choose an insect of their liking and will come up one at a time to place their favorites on the tally board. We will then count and vote on the insects that were the most like and disliked. Individualization(s): If a child in my class room has a physical disability I will place their most liked insect on the board for them, and they still can verbally participate in the vote. Closure: I will end the activity by hanging the chart in the classroom and revisit the insects that we seen the most of at the Nature Museum, and asking the children why they liked these insects. Assessment: At the end of the vote we will have determined the most liked and least liked insects by how many votes each insect had gotten. They will be more aware of their peerâ€™s favorite insects and the process of voting. Benchmark(s) for State Standard: Use concepts that include number recognition, counting and one to one correspondence. Participate in voting as a way of making choices.
APPENDIX R Pre-Primary Student Teaching Curriculum Plan Guidelines Methods II Students Teacher candidates will complete this Curriculum Plan and have it signed by the cooperating teacher and Columbia faculty advisor before beginning the student teaching experience. Date this is due will be clarified in the Methods II syllabus. Please make a copy for the teacher, Columbia advisor, and the Methods II seminar leader. Teacher Candidate’s Name: Cooperating Teacher/classroom: Dates for Two Week Plan: 1. “Setting the scene” –a brief description of demographics and how the curriculum plan addresses the needs, interests, and prior experience/established routines of this particular classroom.
2. Curriculum topic/focus area: (State as a specific question that the curriculum plan will explore). 3. Goals And Objectives for the curriculum plan as a whole—keep in mind that a particular lesson or activity will address only some of these overarching goals. Use bullet points a. Overarching Goal of the unit. b. Objectives to go with the unit: Can relate to knowledge, skills, or dispositions. 4. Organizing your two week plan: Use the following format to organize your two week plan. In addition to this plan, you will have 4 completed lesson plans accompanying your twoweek plan. Details will be in the Methods II Syllabus. Please note that not every activity planned has to connect to the unit. 5. Unit Implementation: You most likely will not be able to implement all of your plan within the classroom/school you are assigned.Coordinate with your mentor teacher to see what parts of the unit you will be able to implement. One part of the unit will be a lesson that will be video taped by your supervising teacher.
Topic/Focus Area: Groups Morning Meeting
Small Group Activities
Parent/Family Connections Home Connections
Planning for Interest /Learning Areas (Focus on Five Areas: Blocks, Dramatic Play, Games & Manipulatives, Visual Arts, Sensorimotor, Drawing/Writing, Books/Library, Music and Movement, Science/Discovery/Light Table, Outdoor/Gross Motor, Cooking)
Benchmarks/Learning Objectives Language and Literacy
Social Studies (includes Social/Emotional Dev. w/Sense of Self/Identity, Coping & Relating to Others) Fine Arts (visual art, music, movement and drama) Physical Development (may include health and safety)
Describe one benchmark or objective for childrenâ€™s learning within the unit of experiences within the following domains