Week of May 21, 2018
Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:
· Human babies need special food and care.
· Animal babies need special food and care.
· There are similarities and differences in the ways
babies are cared for.
· All babies grow.
Lessons and activities for each learning center
Blocks- Students are invited to use blocks to create a nursery or place to care for a baby.
Pretend Play-Pretend Play will be turned into a baby nursery. Students will pretend to care for babies by feeding, cleaning, and changing the baby dolls provided.
Art-Students are invited to create their own baby portraits with a variety of art materials.
Science- Students will be able to play a matching game, matching the adult animal to its offspring.
Math- Cutouts of babies of various lengths will be added to the math center. Students will be able to measure each baby and tell which is longest and shortest.
Library- Students are invited to read books about our theme, babies.
Writing/Technology- Weekly learning games on iPads are provided.
Sensory-Sand and water, or play-doh.
Some of the books we will read this week are:
Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats.
Forest babies by brad Springer
Friday, May 25th and Monday May 28th School will be closed in honor of Memorial Day.
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