1. Topic-
Preschoolers and School-Age Children
2. Content-
Physical Development of the Preschooler

Intellectual Development of the Preschooler

Vocabulary - Preschool Children, Internal Organs, Reaction Time, Dynamic Balance, Static Balance, Body Rotation, Weight Shift, Manipulate, Preoperational Stage, Preconceptual Substage, Intuitive Substage, Egocentrism, Mental Images, Internalized, Abstract, Logical Thinking, Concepts, Classifying, Monologue, Collective Monologue, Reverse, Physical Knowledge, Egocentric Speech, Total Mastery, Tag Questions, Operations
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Score high on the Chapter 15 quiz
2. Become familiar with the terms and vocabulary for Chapter 15 and 16
4. Objectives-
1. Recognize that certain terms apply to the foundations of growing preschool children
2. Comprehend the terms that apply to preschoolers

TEKS 130.143 - 4B,D,F
5. Materials and Aids-
Chapter 15 Quiz, Physical and Intellectual Development of the Preschooler Vocabulary Handout, Book: Children - The Early Years
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Bell Ringer - Does the brain of a preschooler continue to grow rapidly?

ANSWER - No, although brain growth is still occurring, it has slowed down

B. Development-

Ask a few questions and vocabulary words to help refresh the students mind

C. Practice-

Students will grade the quiz and discuss why certain answers are correct

D. Independent Practice-

1. Students will take a quiz on Chapter 15
2. Students will use the word find handout to locate the vocabulary terms for Chapter 15 and 16
3. Students will define each term (in their own words) in order to become familiar with the chapter vocabulary
4. Students will create their own sentence for each vocabulary word

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

2. Collaborative Learning
3. Modifications

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Students will be assessed by their quiz grades
2. Students will be assessed by their definitions and sentences that they have created

G. Closure-

Students will volunteer some of the sentences that they have created

This Lesson Plan is available at (www.teacherjet.com)