Presentation on theme: "UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (slide one out of ten) NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLE OF CLASSROOM."— Presentation transcript:
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (slide one out of ten) NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLE OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.D.02:Children are provided opportunities to experience oral and written communication in a language their family uses or understands. Children’s Library, Multicultural books in Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic,Chinese and English. Sign language books and songs, writing center. Massachusetts frameworks: Preschool Learning Experience (PLE): Language Arts (LA) NAEYC: Lang and Literacy: Diverse Learners Scholastic books etc. Mailbox Magazine 2.D.04: Children have varied opportunities to develop vocabulary through conversations, experiences and books (we do not do field trips) Circle time, Language Experience Notebooks, “I Can” bubbles, story time, small group and free play. PLE: LA: 2,3,4,5,6Same as above 2D.06: Children have varied opportunities and materials that encourage them to have discussions to solve problems that are interpersonal and those that are related to the physical world. Circle time: Good Buddy Badges, Kindness jar, social/emotional concepts. Cooperative projects, clean up time. Second Step Program (Pre-K) PLE:LA: 1,2,3,13 uagearts 2.D.07: Children are provided varied opportunities and materials that encourage them to engage in discussions with one another. Circle time, small group time, free play time, snack and lunch times etc. PLE:LA: 1,2,3,5,13NAEYC: Me, You, Us: Social- Emotional Learning in Preschool
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: LITERACY NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXTS/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2E.03: Children have opportunities to become familiar with print. They are actively involved in making sense of print and they have opportunities to become familiar with, recognize, and use print that is accessible throughout the classroom. Personal belongings are labeled with his/her name. Materials are labeled. Print is used to describe classroom rules. Teachers help children recognize print and connect it to spoken words. Writing center, word banks, items labeled in Spanish/English. Massachusetts Frameworks for Pre-K: Preschool Learning Experiences (PLE): Literacy (L) PLE:L:,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,18 Upton Town Library Flannel board stories, Big books, story books, books on tape etc. 2E.04: Children have varied opportunities to be read books individually or in groups at least once a day; explore books on their own; link books to other parts of curriculum and identify parts of a book. Circle time/story time, children’s library, Book Buddies, all types of books are available and changed bi-weekly. Small group time, making our own books, act out parts of books etc. PLE: L: 6,10,11,12,13,14,16,17,Same as above 2E.05: Children have multiple and varied opportunities to write. 2E.07: Children are given opportunities to recognize and write letters. Writing center, clipboards, easel, word banks, name cards, alphabet is at children's eye level, stencils, magna doodle etc. Teachers model writing at circle, small group and throughout day. PLE:L: 7, 8,18 Handwriting without Tears curriculum. Weekly letter pages, language experience notebooks etc. Handwriting without Tears Mailbox magazine 2E.06: Children are regularly provided multiple and varied opportunities to develop phonological awareness. Circle time: letter of the week, clap out syllables, nonsense words,riddles/rhymes,fingerplays list words that all start with the letter of the week. PLE:L: 8,9,12,14Fee, Fie, Phonemic Awareness for preschoolers.
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: MATHEMATICS NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.F.02: Children are provided varied opportunities and materials to build understanding of number, number names and their relationship to object quantities and to symbols. Circle time :calendar, counting students, finger plays, counting books, number of days in week. Small group and free play: birthday cakes, counting bears, number puzzles, abacus, number lotto, number papers. Free art: glue 5 objects etc. Massachusetts Frameworks for Pre-K: Preschool Learning Experience. (PLE) Mathematics (M) PLE:M: 1,2 NAEYC: The Young Child and Mathematics 2.F.03: Children are provided varied opportunities and materials to categorize by one or two attributes such as shape, size and color. Circle time, small group time, shape and sorting blocks, counting bears, color palettes, geo-shapes, sorting beads, buttons etc. Small, med and big. PLE:M: 7,8,10Same as above 2.F.04: Use mathematical terms in everyday conversations. 2.F.05: understand nonstandard measurement and standard measurement. Circle time, small group, free play: measure height/weight Baking measurement, tape measures, how many blocks fit into this rectangle? Sand/water table. Graphing activities PLE:M: 3,7,12,13,14,15Same as above 2.F.06: Understand basic concepts of geometry. Name 2 and 3 dimensional shapes and how they are composed of other shapes. Shape blocks, geo-shapes, 3D art of shapes, quilt squares, dice etc. PLE:M: 10www.education.com/preschool/m ath 2.F.07: Understand time, schedule, routines. 2.F.08: recognize and name repeating patterns. Daily picture schedule, seasons, clock/timers. Pattern blocks, patterns in songs, Class Caterpillar pattern, calendar patterns, rhythms etc PLE:M: 3, 9www.education.com/preschool/m ath
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: SCIENCE (two slides) NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARDS: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINK: 2.G.02: Children are provided varied opportunities and materials to learn key content/principles of Science: living vs. nonliving; life cycles, earth/sky; sun/moon, properties of matter etc. Plants and animals, butterfly life cycle, ant farms, flower seeds and cycle. Planet Earth, seasons, weather, moon/sun, rocket day, Space, shadows, rocks. Sink/float, melting ice, hard/soft Science experiments at circle/free play. Sand/water table Massachusetts frameworks Preschool Learning Experiences. (PLE) Science (S) PLE: S: 1, 5, 6,7,8,9,10,11,12, 16 science NAEYC: Science in the Early Years. Mailbox magazine 2.G.03: Children are provided opportunities to use their 5 senses to observe, explore, experiment with science. Sand/water table, bubble experiments, texture boxes, cornmeal, gak, play dough, disecting a pumpkin, listening center, rhythm sticks, apple tasting, pickle day, smelly jars. PLE: S: 5, 15, 18,19,23NAEYC: Preschool Pathways to Science 2.G.04: Children are provided opportunities to use simple tools. Work benches and tools, scales/balances, magnifiers, safety goggles, measuring cups, funnels, sieves, paint brushes, hammer golf tees, eye droppers, tongs/tweezers, simple machines PLE:S: 3, 24, 25www.education.com/preschool/ science 2.G.05: Opportunities to collect data and represent findings. 2.G.06: Opportunities to think/ question, reason about observed data. Language experiment notebooks, drawing, graphing at circle, small group or free play. Predictions/estimations, voting at circle, discovery time. PLE:S:1,2,4,6, 9, 10, 11,12,13,14,16,17,19,20,21,22 Same as above
PRE-K SCIENCE CURRICULUM (CONTINUED) and TECHNOLOGY: NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.G.07: Children are provided varied opportunities and materials that encourage them to discuss scientific concepts in everyday conversation. Circle time, discovery time, small group experiments. Outdoor play and investigations. PLE: S: 1,2,6,7,9,14,19,26www.education.com/presch/scie nce NAEYC: Science in the Early Years. 2.G.08: Children use scientific terminology and vocabulary associated with the content areas. Circle time, discovery time, Clap out new vocabulary words, (Predict, estimate, paleontologist, laboratory, chrysalis, larvae, etc.) PLE:S: 1-26Same as above 2.H.02 Technology: All children have opportunities to access technology that they can use themselves, collaboratively or with staff or parent. Computer games, music keyboard, listening center/head phones, magnifiers, binoculars, microscopes, view finders, cameras, flashlights etc. PLE:S: 3,24,25Jump Start preschool CD, Fisher-Price 123’s CD, Fisher- Price learning in Toyland CD, Blue’s Clues CD’s, Lego preschool CD etc. 2.H.03: Technology is used to extend learning within the classroom and to integrate and enrich the curriculum. Computer games for preschool, listening center (tape recorder), cameras. PLE:S 3,24Same as above, scholastic books on tape/CD.
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: SOCIAL STUDIES (two slides) NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARDS: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.L.01: Children are provided opportunities that foster positive identity and an emerging sense of self and others. 2.L.02 Children feel a part of the classroom community: feel accepted Family board, self portraits, friendship lessons, kindness jar, good buddy badges, classroom jobs (bell ringer, weather person, calendar person etc) Massachusetts frameworks for Preschool Learning Experiences (PLE), Social Studies (SS) PLE: SS: 6,7,8 PLE:H:1,16,17,18,20 Second Step Program: Violence Prevention Curriculum Mailbox magazines, Scholastic books. 2.L.03: Provide opportunities and materials to understand diversity in culture, family structure, ability, language, age and gender in non-stereotypical ways. Multicultural photos, books, toys, songs, musical instruments, posters. Celebrate Holiday traditions around the world; Disabilities lesson plan/theme box. Multicultural dress ups. PLE: SS: 9,10,12 Celebrate: An Anti-Bias Guide to Enjoying the Holidays in Early Childhood Programs. PLE:H:15 Scholastic books, Celebrate! An Anti-Bias Guide… NAEYC: Anti-Bias Education 2.L.04 Opportunities and materials are provided to explore social roles in the family and workplace through play. Family Living Center, Doctors office dramatic play, store/farm stands, visits from community helpers (Fire Fighter Bonnie etc) PLE:SS: 9,10,11www.perceptualpreschool.com, 2.L.05: Children are provided opportunities and materials to learn about the community they live in. Construct Neighborhood maps, recite addresses, historical buildings in town (photos), community helpers. PLE:SS: 4,5,9NAEYC: Spotlight on Young Children and Social Studies 2.L.06: Discussions of fairness, friendships, responsibility, authority and differences. Good buddy badges, kindness jar, friendship lessons, Circle time songs and finger plays. PLE:SS: 6,7,Second Step Program Mailbox magazine, etc.
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: SOCIAL STUDIES (slide 2) NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.L.07: Provide opportunities and materials to learn about their local environment as a foundation to geography. Backyard animals and birds, pond/lakes, rocks/native plants, their neighborhood etc. Massachusetts frameworks for Preschool Learning Experience: (PLE) Social Studies (SS) PLE:SS: 4,5 2.L.08: Opportunities and materials to learn how people affect their environment in a positive and negative way Daily recycling after snack/lunch, pollution (litter bugs), Earth day activities, planting/gardening; reduce, reuse and recycle. PLE:SS: 3,11; PLE:H:29Upton’s Board of Health NAEYC: Going Green Handbook 2.L.09 Opportunities and materials that allow contribution to the well being of classroom and community; care for social and physical environments. Classroom rules, clean up times, Food pantry collection, cards for Meals on Wheels recipients, cards and gifts to church members, senior citizens etc. PLE: SS:6,7; PLE: H 29Upton-Mendon Town Crier 2.L.10: Opportunities and materials to build a foundation for understanding economic concepts. Dramatic play: store/farm stands, restaurants, cash registers and play money/credit cards. Shopping baskets/carts. PLE:SS: 11;Mailbox magazines,
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.C.03: Provide opportunities and materials that support fine motor development. Build up pencil grasp: tongs, tweezers, clothespins, hole punch, squeeze squirt bottles, hullers, peg boards, eye dropper Sorting items, puzzles, slant boards, clip boards, easel painting, writing center. Handwriting without Tears Massachusetts Frameworks for Preschool Learning Experiences: (PLE), (H) PLE: H: 8,9,10,11,12 Occupational specialists, 2.C.04: Opportunities and equipment to engage in large motor experience that: stimulate sensory-motor, develop control, assist varying abilities to participate, learn physical games with rules and structure. Balance beam, hop scotch, stilts, tunnels, beanbag toss, sand/water table, jumping jacks or yoga at circle, dance, outside play, play tag, red light, green light, Hide and Seek, Olympic games, pulling sleds, scooters. PLE: H: 2,3,4,5,6,7www.familyeducation.com NAEYC: Active for Life: Dev Appropriate Movement Programs 2.K.01: Health: Encourage good health practices such as serving and feeding themselves, rest, good nutrition, exercise, hand washing and tooth brushing. 2.K.02 nutrition, food prep, sources of food. Snack/lunch times, Tea party prep. yoga +exercise at circle and outside. Nutrition lessons, food pyramid, hand washing, germ lesson, tooth brushing. Baking activities, planting seeds Healthy food activities. PLE: H: 13, 14,19,21,23,26Dept of Public Health guidelines for preschools, American dental Association, 2.K.03 Opportunities and materials that increase awareness of safety rules in classroom, home, community. 2.K.04 Opportunities to practice safety procedures. Monthly visits from fire fighter Bonnie; Halloween safety, gun safety and bike safety by Upton Police Dept., Safety rules review, stranger danger etc. Monthly fire drills, use of safety goggles, smocks. PLE:H: 22,24,25,27Upton fire dept., Upton police dept., board of health, Dept of Public Health.
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: HEALTH/SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL (slide 2) NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.K.05: Children are provided opportunities to discuss, ask questions and express fears about visiting the doctor, clinic, hospital or dentist; getting shots and taking medicine. Discussions at circle time, visit by doctor and/or dental hygienist; books. Dramatic play doctors office/vet, dentist office. PLE:H: 17,18,20,21,22,23,27,28 UPCNS Health care consultant American Medical Association; American Dental Association. NAEYC: Healthy Young Children: A Manual for Programs 2.B.01: Teachers facilitate social competence and children’s ability to learn through interactions 2.B.02: Opportunities to recognize and name feelings. 2.B.03: learn to regulated their emotions, behavior and attention. Circle activities, sharing, taking turns, using words in times of conflict. Second Step Program, emotions chart. Noise chart, How are you Peeling book? PLE: H: 16, 17, 18NAEYC: Me, You, Us: Social- Emotional Learning in Preschool 2.B.04: opportunity to develop a sense of competence, positive attitudes towards learning etc. 2.B.05: develop skills for entering into social groups, make friends, learn pro-social behavior Cooperative play, team work, positive reinforcement etc. Free play-role model entering a group to play, share, take turns etc., Manners lesson, tea party PLE: H: 3, 15,16,18Same as above 2.B.06: opportunities to interact positively, respectfully, cooperatively; learn from one another and resolve conflicts 2.B.07: learn to understand and empathize with other peoples perspectives. Friendhip role modeling, kindness jar, good buddy badges, Second Step Program, puppet play (role model), family living center, cooperative building or art projects. PLE: H: 17Second Step Program: Violence Prevention Curriculum
UNITED PARISH CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL PRE-K CURRICULUM: THE ARTS NAEYC ACCREDITATION STANDARD: EXAMPLES OF CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: TEXT/RESOURCES:TECHNOLOGY LINKS: 2.J.01: Children are provided varied opportunities to gain an appreciation of art, music, drama and dance in ways that reflect cultural diversity. Circle time, music with Mr. Kim, (music specialist), Holiday music and dance, multicultural songs and instruments. Massachusetts framework Preschool: Preschool Learning Experiences (PLE) Arts (A) PLE: A: 3,8,11,12, NAEYC: Children as Illustrators, Multicultural rhythm stick CD, Fiesta music, Holiday music, classical, nature sounds, Patriotic CD etc. 2.J.04: Children are provided opportunities to learn new concepts and vocabulary related to art, music, drama and dance. Daily free art activity, small group projects using varied art media. New vocabulary words at circle time. PLE: A: 1,25Same as above 2.J.05: Provide varied opportunities to develop and widen their repertoire of skills that support artistic expression (cutting, gluing and caring or tools) Free art and small group projects. Tearing, snipping, cutting a straight line, circle etc. Easel paint, finger paint, liquid water colors, chalk, crayons etc. Cleaning glue and paint brushes. PLE: A: 18,19,20,22,23,24,26NAEYC: Spotlight on Young Children and the Creative Arts 2.J.06: Provide opportunities and materials to express themselves creatively through music, drama, dance and 2D and 3D art. Music at circle, free play dramatic play, Mr. Kim, clay and play dough projects, sculptures, various collage materials. PLE: A: 2,4,5,6,8,9,10,13,1516,17,21, Same as above 2.J.07: Children have opportunities to respond to the art of other children and adults. Language experience notebook pages shared at circle, show ‘n Tell, puppet shows, art show, famous art work photos, books. PLE: A: 7,14,27Apple Tree Arts, Mr. Kim (music specialist)