Pre-K Lessons

Recommended Lesson Sequence for Pre-Kindergarten 

This year-long planning guide maps a year of drama teaching for Pre-Kindergarten students.  This is adjusted and shortened from the longer schedule for older students in Kindergarten.  We put these lessons in a recommended delivery order below, but you may revise, rearrange, and adapt as you see fit.  This sequence is not a mandate; rather, it is intended to provide you with assistance as you build a curriculum for your classroom.
TIMELINESUGGESTED LESSON SEQUENCEOBJECTIVES ADDRESSED
September1.     Introducing 5 Senses 1, 3, 4
2.     Elves and the Shoemaker 2a-f
October3.     Magic Carpet 4, 2a
4.     Dragon Hunt 2c, 4
November5.     Humpty Dumpty 5, 10
December6.  The Snowman6
7.  Pictures in the Air/ Imaginary Land/ Jack & Jill5,6
January8.  I Woke Up this Morning7, 8
9.  Emotions Lesson 7, 2f, 8
10.  The Three Billy Goats Gruff 7
February11.  Henny Penny 9, 10
March12.  Caps for Sale 8, 10
13.  King Bidgood's in the Bathtub8, 10
April14.  Prop Box11
May15.  Seeds & Plants: Carrot Seed1, 8, 10, 11
16.  Seeds & Plants: Empty Pot2c, 7, 9, 11
JuneASSESSMENT

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 Tips on Using Drama with Pre-K and Kindergarten  Working with children in the pre-K and Kindergarten age requires special skills.  Managing the classroom with active, developing children can be a challenge, but employing drama skills to assist can make things ...
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The Erickson Drama/Learning Program is organized by four distinct and progressive levels and a Five Word Focus. These Five Words cover the five beginning skills in drama: concentration, imagination, transformation, imitation, and collaboration. Each successive level builds upon the previous ...
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Kindergarten Drama Objectives & Standards
Kindergarten Drama Objectives  Drama Objectives Alignment to National Standards  These objectives cover essential learning in the art form for five- to seven-year-old students.   This first PDF download above contains objectives used in our Kindergarten Curriculum (appears below for members) in a handy printout for ...
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Kindergarten Lessons
Recommended Lesson Sequence for Kindergarten  This year-long planning guide maps a year of drama teaching.  We put these lessons in a recommended delivery order below, but you may revise, rearrange, and adapt as you see fit.  This sequence is not a ...
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  • Kindergarten

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