- basket of objects for tapping (pencils, sticks, etc.)
Speaking and Listening/SL.PK.MA.1a: Observe and use appropriate ways of interacting in a group (e.g., taking turns in talking, listening to peers, waiting to speak until another person is finished talking, asking questions and waiting for an answer, gaining the floor in appropriate ways).
Foundational Skills/RF.PK.MA.2.s: With guidance and support, demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds.
Head Start Outcomes:
Social Emotional Development/Self-Regulation: Follows simple rules, routines, and directions.
Language Development/Receptive Language: Attends to language during conversations, songs, stories, or other learning experiences.
Phonological Awareness: An awareness that language can be broken into words, syllables, and smaller pieces of sound.
PreK Learning Guidelines:
English Language Arts/Language 1: Observe and use appropriate ways of interacting in a group (taking turns in talking; listening to peers; waiting until someone is finished; asking questions and waiting for an answer; gaining the floor in appropriate ways).
English Language Arts/Reading and Literature 12: Listen to, recite, sing, and dramatize a variety of age-appropriate literature.
Greeting Song: “Who Are You?” #5
ELA Focus Skills: Following Directions, Phonological Awareness, Speaking and Listening
Have children choose a tapping stick. Tell children that you are going to sing "Who Are You?" to each child. Say, When I sing the song to you I want you to tap out the parts of the word “listen” when they hear it in the song.
Demonstrate for children. Sing the first line, on the second line tap "lis-ten, lis-ten, lis-ten, lis-ten." Ask children, How many syllables are in the word listen?
Call out the name of a child each time before singing to him or her. Have all children respond with the child's name when you sing "Whose name do you hear?" Continue until all children have had a turn to tap the word "listen."
Who Are You?
(sung to the tune of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”)
Who, who, who are you?
Say it loud and clear. (child says name)
Listen, listen, listen, listen,
Whose name do you hear? (children repeat name)