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Days of the week
1 The hook
The instructor will state the objective of the lesson- to learn the days of the week.
Each days of the week will be displayed on large poster boards. 5min
Students are to follow along with instructor as they recite the days of the week as they are displaed on poste board.
2 Direct Instruction
Explain to the kids that you’re going to teach them a new song dealing with the days of the week.
Have all the children stand in a circle in a designated area in the classroom.
3 Guided Practice
The instructor should sing the song once for the kids while the kids listen to the beat, rhythm, and words to the song
Have the all the children participate in the singing and snapping of their fingers to the song. The kids will love how catchy the song is and it will help with them memorize the days of the week.
4 Independent Practice
Instructor presnt a days of the weeksequencing worksheet
Fill out days the week worksheet.
5 Wrap Up
Assess how the students respond to the singing and movements
Assess if the students were able to recognize the different days of the week
Did the students participate in the singing and movement
Students should be able to recite the days of the week