CURRICULUM AREA
CONCEPTS
ACTIVITIES
LITERATURE
Learning and using new English vocabulary can be fun. Learn finger play. 
 
Poetry is language that arouses our feelings and imagination. Respond to a poem. 
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Playing games with other children teaches the value of friendliness, cooperation and following directions. Play dog and cat tag. 
 
 
Playing games with other children teaches the value of friendliness, cooperation and following directions. Have a relay race with a small wheel. 
 
 
Playing games with other children teaches the value of friendliness, cooperation and following directions. Play cat and dog wheel game. 
 
 
Playing games with other children teaches the value of friendliness, cooperation and following directions. Play “over the Hill" tag. 
 
 
Playing games with other children teaches the value of friendliness, cooperation and following directions. Play "Catch the Bear” tag. 
 
 
Playing games with other children teaches the value of friendliness, cooperation and following directions. Have a relay race with mittens. 
 
 
Different farm animals move in different ways, and imitating them helps us to learn how. Move like different farm animals. 
 
 
People need to keep in good shape. Do stretching exercises.
Warming-up before any physical exercise is a necessary preparation for it. Pantomime a horse rider’s movements.
Making rowing gestures helps us to understand what it is really like to row a boat. Perform rowing gestures. 
 
 
Different animals have different movements. Play guessing games to imitate movements of animals.
Teaching someone a new game helps us to learn and use English vocabulary. Learn a new game.  Teach it to someone else.
The Native Americans had a rich culture of their own, including their own games. Play a Native American (Indian) game. 
 
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Hand-signals help us to ride bikes safely. 
 
Learn hand-signals for bike-riding. Learn safety rules. 
Healthful foods at breakfast give us a good start on the day. Chart healthful breakfast foods. 
 
Imagining ourselves grown up helps us to remember what we need to do now in order to grow up healthy. Draw yourself grown up. What, does one need to do to get there? 
 
Inactivity is not good for children's physical development. Discuss pros and cons of watching TV. 
 
Children should eat from all of the basic food groups to be healthy. Make a healthful foods chart. 
 
Children should cat from all of the basic food groups to be healthy. Draw and cut out pictures of foods from the 4 food groups.
Playing should be done in safe areas. 
 
List safe places to play. Create safety posters.
It is important to “warm up” before doing exercise. Learn “warm up” exercises. 
 
It is important to take care of one's eyes. 
 
Learn about ways of safeguarding vision in and everyday life.
Bolting has unique safety rules. Learn about safety rules on a boat.
It’s important to know what to do if you are lost. Make posters that tell what to do if you are lost.
Different kinds of jobs have their own safety rules that people need to learn. List jobs. Create safety rules for those jobs. 
 
We should know how to travel safely whenever we go anywhere. List ideas for safe travel. 
 
Safety rules he1p us to play safely in the playground. Create safety posters for playground rules. 
 
Healthful snacks are an important kind of food between meals. Study healthful snacks. 
 
Games can provide exercise as well as fun. List games that provide good exercise. 
CAREERS
Learning how to forecast weather helps to increase English vocabulary and to make the story more interesting. Forecast weather for a day in the story. 
 
 
Learning about different careers can help us to decide on our own future career. 
 
Make a book about community helpers-"When I Grow Up, I Will Be a                                           .
Learning about authors and illustrators of children's books makes the stories more interesting. 
 
Display favorite author/illustrators who, write and 
draw for children’s books. 
 
Learning about different careers can be educational and inspirational. Interview the school principal. Learn about his/her career.
Learning about different careers can he educational and inspirational. Interview a local TV repair person. Write a thank-you letter afterward.
Different jobs have different requirements that job seekers must know. Discuss job requirements of various careers.
Living at or near the sea allows people to have many occupations. List people who work near or on the sea-their duties and training.
People's interests (often as children) influence career choice. Many different careers stem from one interest. Make a Career Tree. 
 
 
PERFORMING ARTS
Both males and females enjoy ballet. Make booklets about ballet steps.
 
 
 
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