Transportation by wpr1947



 Jennifer Schaeffer
  Ashley Christian
     Dr. Helms
     EDE 417

Unit: Social Studies

Grade Level: Kindergarten

Lesson: Transportation

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
Modes of Transportation

   • Car
   • Bus
  • Train
• Bicycle
• Animals
      • Jet
   • Airplane
  • Helicopter
    • Rocket
• Hot Air Ballon
    • 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
                 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
2. Make a bar graph for morning and afternoon.
   Compare each graph with itself and the other
                 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.
• 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
• 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
  – Editors of Kingfisher
• When I Ride the Bus
  – Jackie Chappell
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