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On the Go With Mrs. Pitrolo
 

 

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    TRANSPORTATION-----WAYS TO GO!
SUMMARY  
    This is a multi-disciplinary unit on transportation for the kindergarten classroom.  It involves many hands-on activities and selected pieces of literature.
AUTHOR: GRADE LEVEL
Name: Pam Pitrolo
ppitrolo@access.k12.wv.us
School: Watson Elementary
Location:
1579 Mary Lou Retton Drive,  Fairmont, WV  26554
Ph: 304-367-2156
Kindergarten
CURRICULUM AREA(S): TIME FRAME:
    Reading/LanguageArts
    Math 
    Science 
    Social Studies 
    Technology 
    Art and Music 
    Handwriting
Daily for five days. 
MAJOR OBJECTIVES:  
The students will identify forms of transportation and sort by categories.
The students will  identify opposites.
The students will construct moveable vehicles.
The students will illustrate/author their page in a class book.
The students will listen to literature and recall information.
The students will put numbers in sequential order.
The students will explore with water play and weight of objects.
The students will use manipulative games.

 
 

WV IGOs:

MATERIALS:  
Pictures of different forms of transportation, clue cards, cassette tape/record, cassette player, record player, ditto of different kinds of transportation, 12x18 drawing paper, crayons, glue, Traffic by Betsy and Giulio Maestro big book, individual copies and cassette, building toys, journal paper, pictures from digital camera, Trains by Gail Gibbons, train whistle, conductor's hat, large chart paper, magazine pictures, train sections cards, ditto of train cars with numbers, Who Sank the Boat? by Pamela Allen, large pocket chart, sentence strips and picture cards, large plastic storage containers, water, aluminum foil, modeling clay, plastic bear counters, prediction sheet ditto, ship in a bottle, small see -through plastic containers with screw on lids, plastic alphabet letters (with or without magnets), transportation pictures covered with tape, identification labels, On the Go Bingo game, markers, individual boards.
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES (ITs):  
    Classification with Power Point
    Digital photography/printer 
    Web cam view of New York City 
    Scanner(journal page and dittos) 
    Multimedia CD-ROM 
    Digital Video camera /floppy disk 
    Word Processor/printer/labels 
    Vinyl records/phonograph 
    Cassette tapes/player 

    Television

 
PROCEDURES/ACTIVITIES:  
 Teacher Component/Student Involvement
    Procedure/Activity Day one 


    Guided instruction, use Power Point presentation/oral response, performance- based response, hands-on activity.

    Procedure/Activity Day two
    Guided instruction, guided discovery,use digital camera and printer/use small readers, active listeners and participants, construct a moveable vehicle from building toys, illustrate and write own journal page. 

    Procedure/Activity Day three
    Guided instruction and questioning, use a multimedia cd -rom/active listeners and participants, hands-on participation, view cd-rom, trace, write, numerically order pieces.

    Procedure/Activity Day four
    Guided instruction and inquiry, demonstration, modeling, use digital video camera/active listeners and participants, hands-on activity, experiment and record data, predict, discuss. 

    Procedure/Activity Day five
    Demonstration, discussion, have prepared labels from word processor and printer, pictures from ditto.com, prepared bingo game and markers/hands-on participation, interaction with partner.

 
ASSESSMENT:  
Day 1:  Sorting of pictures by location on their paper and in the Power Point presentation.

Day 2:  Oral answers given for opposites, construction vehicle designed and demonstrated, authoring journal page.

Day 3:  Oral responses, correctly sequencing numbers on ditto.

Day 4:  Participation, construction of boat, completing and recording data, authoring and illustrating a journal page with a digital picture..

Day 5:  Identification of transportation pictures, able to manipulate alphabet letters by matching to spell words,.

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