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Candidate: Grace Creech Date and Time of Lesson: Wednesday, February 6, 2012 9:30-10:00 School: Long Cane Elementary

Subject: Health 1. Curriculum Standards Addressed:

L#: 00171692 Grade Level: Kindergarten

Cooperating Teacher: Marie South Lesson Title: Dental Hygiene

P-K.1.3 Name behaviors that affect personal health (eating healthy foods) P-K.1.4 Explain why it is important to brush the teeth and go to a dentist. P-K.7.1 Demonstrate practices that promote personal health (for example, brushing teeth) N-K.7.1 Demonstrate the ability to select healthy foods. 2. Instructional Objective(s) Criteria: Students will be able to successfully differentiate between foods that are good for their teeth and foods that are not. 3. Assessment(s) of the Objectives: Pre-Assessment: Ask the children the question, What is your favorite healthy food to eat that is good for your teeth? During: Ask children if they can tell me some healthy choices that would be good for their teeth. After: Ask the children (4 at a time) to come place the 3 pictures they are given under the categories of Good for my teeth and Bad for my teeth. The other children who are not doing small group activity with me will be working on the individual activity sheet. 4. Materials/Resources: A book called My Bright Smile I Know What To Do! written by Kelly W. Lynch and illustrated by Rurik Tyler, a poster board, pictures of healthy and unhealthy foods, crayons, colored pencils, tape, glue, chart to keep track of which children correctly differentiated between pictures of items Good for my teeth and Bad for my teeth, and a chart to write down the students results from the individual activity sheet. 5. Prerequisites (Prior Knowledge): knowing common terminology such as teeth and toothbrush.

6. Procedures: 1. Tell students that we are going to be talking about dental health. 2. Ask children how often they brush their teeth and what are some things they could do to keep healthy teeth. 3. Read the book My Bright Smile I Know What To Do! to students. 4. Ask the children if they have any questions about the book. 5. Break the children in to small groups of 4. 6. Have the children who are not being worked with first to color the picture of the teeth and do the individual activity sheet as instructed. 7. Once those students are settled with their worksheets, call up the first small group that I will be working with first. 8. Give each student 3 pictures each. 9. Ask children to place their picture on the chart categorized by healthy or unhealthy. 10. Rotate until you have assessed all children. 7. Accommodations: I will work one on one with Shaveria and go through the assessment step by step with her while other students are in centers. If there are early finishers, I will let them go to the reading center and read a book. 9. References: South Carolina Academic Standards for Healthy and Safety Education, Marie South (My cooperating teacher), Oral Health Supplemental Curriculum Resource Kindergarten (http://www.scdhec.gov/health/mch/oral/docs/curr_Oral%20Health%20Kindergarten.pdf)