Teacher Liselle’s March 2010 Curriculum

Theme/Focus: The change of weather & St. Patrick’s Day

Parent Activities: Please help the kiddos practice speaking in full sentences.

The curriculum for our class is based on the school’s monthly calendar, the interest of the children, and the DRDP-R requirements.  Flexibility is always exercised, based on skill level as well as interest of the kiddos in class.

LITERACY ART MUSIC & MOVEMENT
VISITOR: Story Teller Olive

VISITORS: Lomita Park Leadership Group

Reading friends’ names

Letter Bingo

Letter sounds, (m, r, t)

Combining letters (on, at, sat)

You Look Funny

Paper Mache of landscape

White board

Cutting along a line

Writing names (upper & lower case letters)

Treasure map

Leafless trees

SONGS: Alphabet Song, We All Live Together, ABC Rock,

Dance Freeze

Treasure Hunt

Instrument Parade (Friendship March)

The Bear Went Over the Mountain

Hulla-baloo

MATH & SCIENCE HEALTH & SAFETY Special Skills:
Number Bingo

Puzzles

Plant seeds

Mountains, hills, volcanoes, valleys, plateau, etc.

Mix with droppers, water & ink

Pattern Bingo

Rocks

Dress for weather

Earthquake drill

Reviewing road signs

What is that fruit?

What is that vegetable?

Cookbook

Writing names with upper and lower case letters.

Using full sentences in conversation.

Participating in activities from the beginning to the end.

Combining letter sounds to read words.

Themed books in quiet and reading areas

  • Rain, I don’t want to go to bed!
  • Tiger Can’t sleep
  • Dig Dig Digging
  • The Three Little Pigs
  • The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig
  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • Bambi
  • Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
  • Amason Alphabet
  • Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!
  • Puddles
  • The Diggers, Blaze A Trail
  • Round the Garden, Rocks
  • Round the Garden

Observations/NotesLook at Desired Results Measures

  • 1 & 2 Identity of Self & Recognition of own skills and accomplishments
  • 4 & 6 Building cooperative play with others
  • 7 & 8 Conflict Negotiation & Awareness in self and others
  • 16 & 17 Curiosity and initiative & Engagement and Persistence
  • 19 & 20 Cause and Effect & Engages in Problem Solving
  • 22 & 23 Number sense: quantity, counting and math operations
  • 30-33 Letter & word knowledge, concept of print, phonological awareness
  • 34 Gross motor skills
  • 35 Fine Motor Skills

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