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					Transportation

 Jennifer Schaeffer
  Ashley Christian
     Dr. Helms
     EDE 417
              Transportation

Unit: Social Studies

Grade Level: Kindergarten

Lesson: Transportation
                 Objectives

The Student will -
1.Be able to identify the three modes of
  transportation. (land, air, sea)
2. Be able to categorize different types of
  transportation into the correct mode.
3. Be able to identify at least 5 different types of
  transportation.
Modes of Transportation

       •Land
        •Air
        •Sea
 Land
   • Car
   • Bus
  • Train
• Bicycle
• Animals
     Air
      • Jet
   • Airplane
  • Helicopter
    • Rocket
• Hot Air Ballon
  Sea
    • Ship
• Submarine
   • Jet ski
   • Canoe
                 Activity 1
• Materials: Play luggage, Play clothes,
  passports, food, tickets, play money.
1.Divide the children into 4 groups. Give each
  group a type of transportation. (bus, boat,
  plane, train)
2. Have each group decide what they would
  need for their type of transportation and have
  them role play a trip to wherever they want
  based on their type of transportation.
                    Activity 2

• Materials: toy cars, trucks, buses, etc.
1. Give each child one toy type of transportation.
   Discuss the different ways they can be categorized.
2. Have them get into groups of transportation that
   travel by air, sea and land.
3. Then have them group themselves into smaller
   groups such as trucks (semi, pickup, dump), buses
   (city, school), planes (helicopters, Jets), bicycles
   (unicycle, tricycle), etc.
                 Activity 3

• Materials: Bikes, tricycles, road signs.
1. If it is nice outside, set up a roadway with
  road signs outside.
2. Have students learn what the different signs
  mean and role play using the bikes and
  tricycles.
                 Activity 4

• Materials: Chart paper, markers.
1. Poll the students about how they get to school
   in the morning, and how they leave in the
   afternoon.
2. Make a bar graph for morning and afternoon.
   Compare each graph with itself and the other
   graph.
                 Activity 5

• Materials: old magazines, chart paper,
   scissors, glue, markers.
1. Make 3 posters using chart paper with the
   headings of land, air, and sea.
2. Have students sort through old magazines
   and cut out as many types of transportation
   they can find.
3. Have them glue and label the pictures onto
   the correct piece of chart paper.
                          Books
• Are we There yet, Daddy?
   – Virginia Walters
• Everything I Know About Cars
   – Tom Lictenheld
• Going to School
   – Joanne Mattern
• I Drive a Freight Train
   – Bridges/Muchlenhardt
• Machines at Work
   – Kindersley Dorling
                            Books
• Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
  – Dr. Seuss
• The Polar Express
  – Chris Van Allsburg
• Transportation Theme-A-Saurus
  – Carol Gnojewski and Gary Mohrman
• Transportation (Questions and Answers
  Paperbacks)
  – Editors of Kingfisher
• When I Ride the Bus
  – Jackie Chappell
         Teacher Resources

   • Resources, lessons and activities:

http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/transport.html
          Teacher Resource

          • Books, games, and crafts
• http://www.fastq.com/~jbpratt/education/the
          me/transportation/main.html
         Teacher Resource

     • Crafts, activities, and recipes

• www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/vehicles/
        Teacher Resource

         • Activities and Lessons

• http://patricia_f.tripod.com/ssmotor.html
          Teacher Resource

             • Theme unit books
• http://www.oblockbooks.com/shoppingcart/ht
            ml/pages/kthemes2.htm