ABC Lesson Plan


ABC February

2nd Groundhog Day

13th Valentine’s Day Party (we will be decorating bags in school for the children to use during the handout of valentine cards!)

17th Presidents Day (Closed)

18th Pajama Day

25th Mardi Gras

Throughout the month we will continue to practice putting on our own socks and shoes. We will also continue working on putting on our jackets/zippers, hats and gloves … (mittens are always preferable at this age). We will spend time discussing patterns and rhyming words throughout the month.

Week 1: (2nd-8th) Children Authors; Letter Rr

We will introduce the letter Rr, how to recognize it, write it, and its sound. We will learn about various children’s authors and discuss what an author is and does. During circle time we will create our own imaginative story as a class for a literacy activity.

  • Letter Rr introduction, formation and sound
  • Tracing letter Rr
  • Letter Rr word wall
  • Raccoon counting activity
  • Marcus Pfister “The Rainbow Fish”

-Rainbow fish, torn tissue paper and tin-foil craft

  • Eric Carle “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

-caterpillar name craft

  • Laura Numeroff “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie”

-Cause/effect mouse and cookie activity

-“chocolate chip” cookie counting

  • “Duck For President” by David Sharron

-duck craft

  • Letter R rice craft
  • Pattern matching worksheet
  • Making the letter Rr with play dough

 

 

Week 2: (9th-15th) Valentine’s Day Celebration; Letter Ss

On Thursday we will have our Valentine’s Day celebration and class party! We will introduce letter Ss this week.

*13th (Thursday): Valentine’s Day Party *

  • Letter Ss introduction (formation and sound)
  • Letter Ss tracing and writing
  • Letter Ss word bank
  • Heart mosaic craft (children practice tracing a heart and use tissue paper that they rip to fill in the heart
  • Heart people craft
  • Candy heart color sort and counting activity
  • Disappearing words (candy heart experiment)
  • Valentine bag decoration
  • Broken heart number match
  • Heart size sort
  • Candy heart patterns

Week 3: (16th-22nd) Presidents Day celebration; Space; Letter Review

*CLOSED MONDAY

On Tuesday we will discuss the importance of Presidents Day, we will also introduce our other themes for them week. We will begin learning about space.

  • Abraham Lincoln paper plate beard and hat craft
  • George Washington paper plate craft
  • Introducing space and the planets
  • Create your own planet
  • Tissue paper earth craft

Week 4: (Feb 23rd-29th) Space Continued; Dental Hygiene, Letter Tt

  • Tooth brush craft
  • Tooth letter recognition literacy game/activity
  • Roll and Cover Teeth number recognition game
  • Mouth and Teeth craft

-How many teeth do we have?

-Counting out our teeth

  • What foods/drinks make our teeth happy vs. sad (sorting activity
  • Tooth cut-out activity to us for Brush Your Teeth craft (white paint and toothbrush)
  • Letter Tt introduction (sound and formation)
  • Letter Tt tracing worksheet
  • What begins with Tt list
  • Letter Tt with tissue paper outline