Zoom, Zoom, Zoom Things that Go!!-Preschool Transportation

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom Things that Go!!-Preschool Transportation
Home Connection
Book Bag-vacation book to read with
parent. Bring a photo for our vacation
album of a time you were on vacation to
share with our class. How did you get
there?
STRAND 1: ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Concept 2:
Speaking and Communicating The child uses verbal and
nonverbal communication to share ideas for a variety of
purposes
Vocabulary
fast, slow, vehicle, tracks, zoom,
traffic, traffic light, airplane, boats,
ship, travel, maps, community helpers
STRAND 2: PRE-READING PROCESS Concept
5: Vocabulary Development The child
understands and uses increasingly complex
vocabulary.
Field Trip-Vehicle
Celebration
Visit the Fire Station
Vehicle Celebration Day-Vehicles visit the school UPS,
police, mail carrier. Have a riding toy parade with
wagons, trikes and big wheels. Pin the wheels on the
bus.
Writing
Journal-My favortie vehicle/I
like to travel in a....
Thank you cards for Fire Truck visit-draw a
picture of our visit and thank you
In dramatic play are-ticket
making and signs for bus
station
STRAND 2: PRE-READING PROCESS
Concept 1: Print Awareness The child
knows that print carries messages.
STRAND 3: PRE-WRITING PROCESS
Concept 1: Written Expression The
child uses writing materials to
communicate ideas.
Blocks
Maze Table-use blocks to make a maze on
table and cars to find their way out of the
maze
Road Map-make streets with masking
tape, add signs, cars and blocks for
buildings.
Sensory Tub
Bulldozer Table-use wet sand,
rocks and vehicles that pick
up.
Boats in water-tint water
blue and add boats to table.
Outside Sensory-create a car
wash with sponges, riding toys
and towels.
Dramatic Play
Bus Station-set up two rows of chairs,
puppet stand for ticket booth, paper,
pencil, crayons, clipboards for making
tickets
Boat-bring in appliance box-have students
decorate. use small bench for sitting, and
brooms for oars. Add props-life jacket,
tackle box, some wooden dowel fishing
poles.
STRAND 3: DRAMATIC PLAY Concept 1:
Creating Dramatic Play The child uses
dramatic play and props to explore and
create.a. Participates in dramatic play
activities. b. Assumes roles from daily
activities using a variety of props
STRAND 3: DRAMATIC PLAY Concept 2: Dramatic Play
in Context The child uses dramatic play as he/she
begins to make sense of his/her environment and
community.
Art
Painting with Wheels-use small toy cars to
paint tracks on construction paper-extend this
to use large outside sand toy cars on butcher
paper
STRAND 1 – VISUAL ART Concept 1: Creating Art
The child uses a wide variety of materials, media,
tools, techniques and processes to explore and
create.b. Uses a variety of tools to create
original works of art (i.e. cotton swabs,
small/large brushes, drinking straws, sponges,
sticks, fly swatters, stamps, fingers, scissors,
plastic needles, rollers, and stapler
Buses-make with cardboard egg cartons
painted yellow and add popsicle stick with
child's picture glued to the top.
STRAND 1 – VISUAL ART Concept 1: Creating Art
The child uses a wide variety of materials, media,
tools, techniques and processes to explore and
create.
Creates a city with roads using various materials-paper, rocks,
yarn,
cardboard, fabric, paint.
STRAND 1 – VISUAL ART Concept 1: Creating Art
The child uses a wide variety of materials, media,
tools, techniques and processes to explore and
create.a. Uses a variety of materials/media to
create original works of art (i.e. paper, rocks,
sand, clay, plaster, fabric, fiber, salt, dough,
crayons, markers, paint, chalk, charcoal, pencils,
glue, and cardboard).
Music
Choo, Choo, Soul-train songs
Wheels on the Bus
STRAND 2: MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT Concept 1:
Creating Music and Movement The child uses a wide
variety of instruments, techniques and music to explore
and create.c. Sings/moves to familiar rhymes, songs,
and/or chants. d. Uses familiar songs, rhymes or chants
to create her own musical/movement improvisations.
Karen Henley Songs-traffic
light song
STRAND 3: SAFETY Concept 1: Safety,
Injury Prevention Child demonstrates
knowledge of personal safety practices and
routines.b. Demonstrates Street Safety
Practices • Crossing street • Car safety
Literacy
Freight Train
The Good Night Train
The Wheels of The Bus
STRAND 1: ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Concept 1: Listening and Understanding The child
listens with understanding to directions, stories,
and conversations.
STRAND 2: PRE-READING PROCESS Concept
6: Comprehending Stories The child shows an
interest in books and comprehends stories
read aloud.
Alphabeep
Row, Row, Row Your Boat-Iza
Trapani
Math
Sorting Vehicles by Type-have each child bring in a toy
vehicle, pile them up in middle of room for a Traffic Jam
and then sort them out into groups:cars, planes, trains,
boats, others
STRAND 1: NUMBER SENSE AND OPERATIONS
Concept 1: Number Sense The child uses numbers
and counting as a means to determine quantity and
solve problems.
High Flying Math-students use wood
airplanes to measure flying distant and make
comparisons. Use yarn to measure the
distant.
STRAND 4: GEOMETRY AND MEASUREMENT
Concept 2: Measurement The child uses
measurement to make and describe comparisons in
the environment.
Graph favorite vehicle using
floor graph
STRAND 2: DATA ANALYSIS* Concept 1:
Data Collection and Organization The child
collects, organizes, and displays relevant
data.
STRAND 2: DATA ANALYSIS* Concept 2: Data
Analysis* The child uses data to see
relationships and make sense of the
environment.
Social Studies
Compare vehicles today
to vehicles in the past
STRAND 1: AMERICAN HISTORY Concept 1: Research Skills The child
demonstrates an understanding that information can be obtained from
a variety of sources to answer questions about one’s life. b. Child
relates past events with current events or activities.
Community Helpers-police,
firefighters, mailcarrier,
etc
STRAND 2: WORLD HISTORY Concept 1: Diversity (Contemporary
World ) The child recognizes that he lives in a place with many people,
and that there are people and events in other parts of the world. d.
Child describes some characteristics (e.g. clothing, food, jobs) of the
people in his/her community.
STRAND 5: ECONOMICS Concept 1: Foundations of
Economics The child demonstrates knowledge of
the interactions between people, resources, and
regions.c. Child recognizes that people rely on
others for goods and services such as farm goods,
mail delivery, safety or health care
Land, Air and Water-sorting
vehicles on flannel board
STRAND 4: GEOGRAPHY Concept 1: The
World in Spatial Terms The child
demonstrates an awareness of location
and spatial relationships.c. Child describes
some physical features (e.g. bodies of
water, mountains, weather) of the
environment in which he/she lives.
Science
Making Ramps-Make several ramps of
different heights for children to play with.
Investigate which cars will go faster.
Tracks A Wheel Makes-Let children drive cars through
several different substances(water, paint, mud, shaving
cream, silly putty, etc.) Talk to them about the differen
tracks that is made in each substance.
STRAND 1: INQUIRY Concept 2:
Investigation (Scientific Testing) The child
tests predictions through exploration and
experimentation.
STRAND 1: INQUIRY Concept 3: Analysis and
Conclusions The child forms conclusions
about his/her observations and
experimentations.
What Sank the Boat?-exploring the
concept of sink and float.
STRAND 1: INQUIRY Concept 4:
Communication The child describes, discusses
or presents predictions, explanations and
generalizations.
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