16 Creating Effective Curriculum

Curriculum / Activity Implementation Plan

Developed by: (your name)

Title / Description:

Resources (Where did you learn about this activity) (NAEYC Standard 5c):

Reason(s) for Curriculum Plan (justify by considering developmental milestones, learning domains, observations in your assigned children’s classroom, and your knowledge of child development, milestones, word picture handout & DAP that guided your decision to implement this particular activity) (NAEYC Standards 1a,1c,4c,5a, 5b, &5c):

Ages of Children: Number of Children:

Location:

Segment of Daily Routine:

Materials Needed (be specific-quantities, color, book and song titles, etc.) (NAEYC Standard 1c)

Implementation / Directions (List step-by-step as if the implementation could be replicated without you; include set up and clean up, involving children whenever possible. Step-by-step description of learning activities with specific detail.) Describe step-by-step what the children will be doing.

Now describe your role. Your guidance supports a maximum learning environment. Flexibility and supporting the child’s process is vital (NAEYC Standard 4a). Questions to ask yourself: How will you introduce the activity? NAEYC Standard 5a) (How will you engage the children? (NAEYC Standard 4a) What will you be doing/saying? What is your role during the activity? What open-ended questions will you be using? Please include a minimum of 3 open ended questions for your activity.

Specific ways this activity will facilitate development:(NAEYC Standard 5a)

Physical:

a)

b)

Cognitive:

a)

b)

Language:

a)

b)

Social/Emotional:

a)

b)

Creative:

a)

b)

Behavioral Considerations (Plan ahead…what issues might arise/what strategies might help) (NAEYC Standards 4b, 4c & 4d):

a)

b)

c)

Documentation How will you collect and display the development listed above? (documentation board, classroom book, power point, Prezi, creative ideas, etc.) (NAEYC Standard 5b)

Webbing Ideas (List at least 5 activities to extend the learning into other areas; try to include one appropriate use of technology) (NAEYC Standard 5a)

Modifications to include ALL children (developmental delays, disabilities, cultural and linguistic diversities, etc.) (NAEYC Standard 4b, 4d & 5c)

a)

b)

c)

Inclusion of Parents/Families (NAEYC Standards 2a, 2b & 2c)

Other Notes / Considerations:

Attribution

Unit 4.5 in Introduction to Curriculum for Early Childhood Education by Jennifer Paris, Kristin Beeve, & Clint Springer shared under a CC BY license.

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