Teacher’s Name: Larissa Dovenbarger’s Daily Lesson Plans
Dec. 6 to Dec. 10, 2010 Spotlight Book: The Polar Express
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Adaptations
Speech Speech OT OT
Arrival Students will hang ZF and EC ride Oran
up their coats and Ways bus to school
on M/W am.
12:15 backpacks then (found on back of table
find their name on manipulatives shelf –in
TF& NK will ride Rita
crayon tag and quiet area). Mika bus to school on
sign in M/W pm
HL, ZF, MA, & MA.
Question of the M/W am rides the
TF rides bus #2
Have you been on a Have you been on a Did you like the Polar Did you like the Polar NK rides bus # 2
train before? train before? Express? Express? home on M/W pm
DC and RH T/TH pm
all in pull-ups.
Standards ELAI.5, IV.5, VIII.1,2
Breakfast/Snack CD MC EC EC Observation and
8:15-8:30 work samples
12:45-1:00 GL DC IE JO
Standards SS IV.2,4 Math II.3, I.3
12:30-12:45 The Polar Express The Polar Express Freight Train Freight Train
The More We Get
Calendar: weather, days
of the week.
ELA I 2,5,.9. II.1,24.5, Math I.1 .2,3,6,8, II. 1,2. IV.2. Science II.2 I. 1,2,3,4,7 SS I. 1,2,3, ,7II. 1,2, IV.
III.2,3,5,6,7,8. IV. V.2,3 1,2,4,5.
Standards 1,3,45.. VI..7,8
Free Choice/ All centers available Observation, work
Polar Express: Polar Express: Children Practice tracing and writing pictures
8:45-9:45 Children are able are able to wear the upper and lower case Rr. Practice tracing and
12:45-1:55 to wear pajamas pajamas today, we will writing the upper and
today, we will have have the movie Polar lower case Rr.
the movie Polar Express playing, each Circle pictures that begin
Express playing, child will get a ticket with the letter R activity. Circle pictures that
9:40-9:45 each child will get that will be punched for begin with the letter
1:50-1:55 a ticket that will admittance, we will R activity.
be punched for serve hot chocolate and
Teacher admittance, we will popcorn plus they will
Center/Book serve hot have a train activity
Extender chocolate and page to complete and
popcorn plus they decorate. Decorate
will have a train candy cane.
activity page to
Standards ELA I 4,5,6,7,III.3,4,9 Math I.1,2,3 . II.1,3. IV. 1,2. Science II.1,2,4,5. III.1,2,3 SS I.1,4,6, II.1,20 III.4,5
IV.1, VI.2,6. VII>2,3. III.3 V.2,3 IV.3 V.1,2,3,5. VI.1,2,3,4.
and or Table Time
9:45-9:55 Conductor Says Conductor Says 5 Little Monkeys # 10 5 Little Monkeys # 10
1:45-1:55 Make a Rhyme # 11 Make a Rhyme # 11
Standards ELA I.7, IV.1, VI.2,8 Math II.1 Science II.1,2,4,5 SS I.1,4,6, II.1,20 III.6.IV.1
ELA I.2 II.4 IV.5 X.1 Math I.1 II.2 Science III.4, 6
Closing Circle/ Each child places a earn 8 stickers they
sticker on their choose a prize.
sheet when they
10:00-10:10 earn a sticker,
2:10-2:20 must be in green
at the end of the
class period. After
Outside if Outside playground Inside: Walks in the school, Observation and
weather permits area, balls, hula hoops, practice going up and down
2:20-2:45 sidewalk chalk and stairs.
students to the
Standards ELA I.5, 6, III.9, IV.1, 4, Science I. 1,17 Math I.1,2,3,10,11, II.1,2,, V.2 SS III.5, I.1, 2, 3, II.1, IV.
Teacher’s Name: Larissa Dovenabrger Learning Centers
Week: Dec. 6 to Dec. 10, 2010 Spotlight Book: The Polar Express
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Adaptations
Library Books about winter
book skills, creativity,
story retelling, and
Standards ELA III.2,3,9 IV.4 V.1
Writing Center Name strips with
Dry erase boards,
dry erase markers,
* encourage early the child’s first and
writing skills (letter erasers, alphabet
last name for the
understanding print, child to be able to
purpose of print)
markers, paper and ID letters and write
books on how to make name.
letters in the
alphabet and on
Standards ELA VI 3,5,8 VIII 1,2 SS IV.1,2
A variety of paper, Pom-pom balls, Stamp pads with stamps.
Art Center Observations/pictures
markers, crayons, books about art and Playdough with holiday
glue, glue sticks, colors, paint and cookie cutters.
skills, sharing scissors, paint brushes.
Standards ELA IV 1,4 VI 1,2 Science I. 5,6, III.7
Dramatic Play Polar Express Will have tickets,
*sharing, creativity, Train Station- markers/stamps to
cooperation, cardboard stamp tickets and
communication, social clubhouse will be train tickets.
the train station
Standards ELA I.7,8 II.1.2,3 Math I.2,3,7 Science III.1 SS I.1 II.1,2, IV.2,4 VI.2,3
Discovery Table Cotton balls and
*sensory, creativity, shapes. Children
are to dig through
pouring, fine motor cotton balls to
Standards ELA III.8,9 Math I.6 II.6. III.1,2 Science III.1,2 IV.2 VI.3 SS III.7 IV.2 VI.2,3
*fine motor, social
skills, letters, part
bands and boards
and whole concept to make different
shapes and sort-
Standards SS IV 1,2,4 VI 1,2
Geo track train- Books about
Block Center Observations/pictures
extra trains and vehicles. Access to
* fine motor, social,
train cars for the paper and pencils
creativity children to move for writing.
around the track.
Standards ELA IV.5 Math I.1,2,3,4 III.1,2,3, SS V.1,2
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