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Curriculum Planning Chart

Student Teacher: ___Jennifer Avila

________________Approval: _______________________________________________

Week of___April 29- May 3, 2013_ _________Special Focus/ Theme: ___________Dinosaurs__________________________________ Daily Routine Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Greeting/work time (8:00-8:15)

Greet children and parents Children wash their hands Children turn their picture names over

Greet children and parents Children wash their hands Children turn their picture names over

Greet children and parents Children wash their hands Children turn their picture names over

Greet children and parents Children wash their hands Children turn their picture names over


LAN

Greet children and parents Children wash their hands Children turn their picture names over

LAN M#41, #7

LAN M#41, #7

LAN M#41, #7

LAN M#41, #7

Work Time (8:15-8:40)

Table #1-Paint big dinosaur feet Table #2 Volcano Eruptions Baking soda, vinegar, food coloring in a dough volcano. Table #3Sensory table Swamp Play

Table #1-Paint big dinosaur feet continue Table #2 Start Paper Mache Eggs Cover balloons with paper mache. Table #3 Sensory Swamp Play Table #4 dinosaur matching File folder matching game Table #5 Dino Weight-add a scale to weigh the different dinosaurs.

Table 1 & 2- Finish eggs and paint eggs Table #3- Paleontologist Sand with fossils, paint brushes, tooth brushes to discover fossils.

Table #1-Dino Nest Collage with moss, leaves, sticks, to make a nest. Table #2 Paint eggs Table #3- Paleontologist Sand with fossils, paint brushes, tooth brushes to discover fossils.

M#41, #7 Fun Friday

Table #1-Finish any painting with eggs, or dinosaur feet. Table #2-Collage a dinosaur nest. Table #3- Paleontologist Sand with fossils, paint brushes, tooth brushes to discover fossils.

Table #4 dinosaur matching File folder game Table #5 Puzzle of dinosaur

Table #4 Dino Bingo Table #5 Dino Measuring Different sizes of Dinosaurs.

Table #4 Memory game Cards with three sets of pictures. The children turn try to find pairs. Table #5 Dino habitat play

Table #4 Memory game Cards with three sets of pictures. The children turn try to find pairs.

5 minute clean up warning AB, LAN, CUL M#2, #30,# 28, #35, 40,

5 minute clean up warning AB, LAN, CUL M#2, #12, #34,#35

5 minute clean up warning AB, LAN, CUL M#5, #30,#34

5 minute clean up warning AB, LAN, CUL M#16,#34,

5 minute clean up warning. AB, LAN, CUL M#28,#35

Large Group #1 (8:45-9:05)

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Dinosaur discussion What do they know about dinosaurs? Read Dinosaurumpus

Calendar

Introduce Letter Q Goody Bag Ask if there is anything different in the classroom Tell them it is dinosaur week

Dinosaur Discussion Habitat and food they like to eat. Read-Home for a Dino

Dinosaur Discussion Paleontologist Read-Dinosaur Dream

Dinosaur Discussion What is a dinosaur?

Give overview information of the week of activities. My Big Dinosaur Book Learn new dinosaur song DINOSAURS ALL AROUND

Transition/line up Dinosaur Roar quotes dinosaur roar to the line dinosaur stomp to the line Read weather

Review of size, food, and habitat of dinosaurs. Read dinosaur roar in Spanish and English. Transition/line up Dance like a dinosaur. Read Weather

Transition/line up Roar like a dinosaur Read Weather

Transition /line up Stomp like a dinosaur Read Weather

Transition/line-up Pretend to be your favorite dinosaur to line up. Read weather LAN, M#31,32, 29, LAN M#29, #17,#18, LAN M#23, 26,29 M# 13, 16, 4 Tree branches, dinosaurs, rocks. Outside (9:10-9:30) Tree branches, dinosaurs, rocks Tree branches, dinosaurs, rocks Tree branches, dinosaurs, rocks M# 29, 16, Dino Swamp Kiddie pool, mud, leaves, goop Potty break after outside time. LAN LAN

Make a shelter

Make a shelter

Make a shelter

Make a shelter
Potty break after outside time.

Potty break after outside time. AB M# #8, 9, 10, 11, 28,31 Large Group #2 (10:05-10:20)

Potty break after outside time. AB M# #8, 9, 10, 11, 28,31

Potty break after outside time. AB M# #8, 9, 10, 11, 28,31 AB M# #8, 9, 10, 11, 28,31 AB, SX, GEN, CUL M# #8, 9, 10, 11, 28,31 Sing- IF you are a dinosaur and you know it. Read Mi Primer Libro Sobre Los Dinosaurios, and translate each page.

Transition from snack to large group: Act out Dinosaurs all around.

Transition from snack to large group: Dinosaur Hokey Pokey

Transition from snack to large group: Dinosaur Dinosaur Book-How do Dinosaurs

Transition from snack to large group: Dance 5 Enormous Dinosaurs.

Talk about dinosaurs and what they know/dont

What was life like a long time ago?

know about dinosaurs. How big were dinosflannel board Dino facts and names

Book- What is a dinosaur?

Eat their Food

Book-How do Dinosaurs go to sleep? Transition Go to small group. Dinosaur eat food to your group.

Transition How big were dinosaurs? Walk like a big dinosaur to your group. Go to small group Fly like a dinosaur LAN, AB M#13

Transition Go to small group Dinosaur go slow to your group Transition Go to small group Dinosaur make a scary face Transition Go to small group Dinosaur fly like a dinosaur

LAN, AB M#13, 14,19

LAN, AB M#13, 14,19,16,17

LAN, AB M#13, 14,19, 1 Language Arts What is the difference between a carnivore, herbivore, and omnivore (compare physical traits, teeth, feet), Go to carpet when finished M#34,29, 16,13 Go to carpet when finished AB, LAN M#34,29, 16,13 LAN, AB M#13, 14,19,29 Social Studies How would you feel?

Small Group (10:25-10:40)

Literacy Go to carpet when finished AB, LAN M#34, 30

Science Paleontologist (put a dinosaur together with bones)

Art Paper plate dinosaur collage (different papers, shapes, colors, feathers)

Go to carpet when finished AB, R M#12,14,16, Transition to go home Volcano eruptions (cover the child with a black sheet, say the volcano is erupting and they jump out)

Go to carpet when finished AB, AP

M#2, 4, 6 Transition to go home Guess what is in the box (put sand and other materials in a tissue box and the children put their hands in to see if they can guess what they have found) AB, LAN M#30 Transition to go home Walk on dinosaur feet (put dinosaur feet on the floor, children get to walk on the feet on their home) Transition to go home Give away fossils (put the fossils and dinosaur eggs in a box and the children can choose what they want to take home) CUL, AP M#17

End (10:40-11:10)

Transition to go home Jump hot lava (Set up red and orange yarn for children to jump it on their way home)

AB, M# 38, 39

AB M#38

AB M#38

Changes to the environment

Dramatic play Black sheet to make a cave, big pool with hay, leaves sticks, big dinosaur eggs, dinosaurs, rocks, books on dinosaur habitats, dinosaur masks. (The masks will make them look diverse, the books will allow children to see different writings, and the sensory material will allow children to see the different materials cultures use).

Art Paper plates of different shapes, dinosaurs. Pictures of Dinosaurs, feathers, shiny paper, cardboard, and sticks. (The children will be able to use these materials to make a dinosaur according to their own ability. All the dinosaurs will look different and that is appreciating the appearance of each dinosaur. AB, AP Table Toys Puzzles, memory game, dinosaurs, scales. (Each child will be able to play these games to their own ability).

Sand and Water Insta-Snow, leaves, sticks, dinosaurs, fossils, dino eggs, tree bark, paint brushes, tooth brushes, frozen ice with dinosaurs inside. (The different sensory material will allow the children to see the type of materials other cultures use. Using the paint brushes and unfreezing the ice is their ability since they will all have different techniques. CUL, AB Library Corner Dinosaur Spanish and English books. Science books and fantasy books. Flannel pieces. (each of these books and flannel pieces show language, and they have different races as the main characters. LAN, R Music Dinosaur sounds, drums, stompers, dinosaur feet. (The dinosaur sounds will have different diverse sounds of different dinosaurs, the drums sound like a stomping dinosaur. Stomping feet sound like a dinosaur stomping, and adding dinosaur feet so they can walk with dinosaur feet and stomp). AB, CUL, LAN,

AP, LAN, CUL Blocks Dinosaur eggs, dinosaurs, moss, sticks, books, Spanish and English on dinosaurs. (These are all different textures, it is a culture reference to use the different textures. The books will be in two languages)

CUL, LAN Bulletin Boards/Walls Dinosaur pictures, posters, childrens work. (each of the childrens work will be displayed around the classroom. Each child worked on it to the best of their ability, they have different appearance, and they are all from different cultures, since all the dinosaurs and the children who made them are from different cultures). AB, AP, CUL

AB Science Center Habitat of a dinosaurs, paper, pencils, colored pencils, dinosaurs, sticks, moss, dinosaur eggs, fossils. (The sensory material is used differently in different cultures, children will experience the feelings the material, each child will use the materials to the best of their abilities, if a child does not understand a material, there will be a teacher who can explain the work in Spanish. CUL, AB, LAN

Library Corner

Dinosaurumpus Home for a Dino Dinosaur Dream How do Dinosaurs Eat their Food What is a dinosaur? How do Dinosaurs go to sleep? Dinosaur roar My big dinosaur book K My First Dinosaurs - Bilingual Board Book Mi primer libro sobre los dinosaurios (These books are diverse and the children will have different abilities to read them, they are in different languages, and they are different races).
AB, LAN, R

Outside Rocks, sticks, dinosaurs, Kiddie pool, mud, leaves, goop ( Each child will use the materials according to their ability, it is not only a dirty activity for boys girls can join also, different cultures use these different materials).

AB, SX, GEN, CUL