Early Childhood Education 1
Strand 2 Standard 2
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
Through a powerpoint presentation, students will learn the importance of creating a caring community of learners so that their preschool can be developmentally appropriate. They will then make music visual aids and instruments as well as create a new song. These items will help them to have such a community in their future preschool classrooms.
• Power Point Presentation• Materials for musical instruments • Materials for visuals • CD with song or an example song to sing • Ideas for songs to help them get started
You should know what kinds of instruments children can make in a DAP setting. Look at the websites beforehand and decide what examples you want to use. Create examples for the students to see.
After this class students will understand the importance of creating a caring community of learners.(DAP) They will also have the needed visuals to use music as a way to create this needed environment.
Power point presentation. The students will take notes. Then they will make a visual aid (such as a mouse for quiet singing or a lion for loud singing)or an instrument to create a caring community in the classroom. Finally they will create a song using a familiar tune and new words to help the preschool children work together as a class.
The students will not only turn in their instruments for a grade, but will also perform their songs in front of the class.