Lesson Plan: Life Is a Highway

Lesson Plan: Life Is a Highway

Life is a highway Lesson Plans [pic]
Jennifer Perry
Week: April 21-25, 2008
Phonics Focus: digraph tr-/ee vowel digraph
Theme: Earth Day/Recycling/Seeds/Trees/Flowers

*Students will observe changes in painted lady caterpillars and record in observation diary.
*Students will observe changes in beans and record in observation diary.

8:00-8:35 Greet Students. Students will put agendas in the white baskets on the table by the door. Teacher will check for completed homework and any notes from home.
Students will “check in” by moving their magnetic name tag to hot lunch or lunchbox.
Students will finish work from previous day if needed and complete morning work (varies daily).
The leader of the day will take the lunch count to the office.
Students will push chairs in and walk to carpet for United States Pledge, Texas Pledge, and announcements.

8:35-8:50 Calendar/Songs/Weather (Daily Activities M-F)/Morning
Materials: calendar, calendar pieces, CDs for songs
The students will…
*rote count to 20
*rote count to 100
*count by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100
*recognize and recite months of the year
*recognize and recite days of the week
*identify today’s date (day, month, and year)
*name yesterday, today, and tomorrow
*name and spell months of year
*name and spell days of week
*identify one more/one less
*identify shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval,
diamond, and trapezoid)
*identify 3D shapes (sphere, cube, cone, pyramid, rectangular
*recognize and extend patterns (AB, ABB, AAB, AABB, and ABC)
*identify coins (penny, nickel, dime, and quarter)
*count and exchange coins
*tell time to the hour and half hour
* determine whether an object is heavier or lighter than another object

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