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  1. 1. Sabrina Dugan 4.8.2012 EEC 4731 Module 7 Health, Safety and Nutrition Lesson PlanConcept/Skill/Theme: The Importance of Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes.Hand-Washing (Health Literacy)Grade Level: KindergartenObjectives-Goals: The student will…-Will be able to understand the importance of washing hands to prevent germs and diseases fromspreading.-Understand the proper hand washing technique by engaging in a hands-on activity.Next Generation Sunshine Standards: ( Recognize ways to prevent common communicable diseases.HE.K.C.1.1: Recognize healthy behaviors.HE.K.C.1.2: Recognize the physical dimension of health.Concept Planning/Scaffolding:Discuss with students the need for hand washing and ask the students to predict situations thatshould include hand washing.Ask students to describe their experiences with washing their hands and not being able to get allthe dirt off their hands.Discuss the importance of using soap and warm water to wash away all of the away.Discuss with the kids that every time they cough or sneeze, use the bathroom, eat food or comeinside from the playground, they should wash their hands.Teaching Materials and Props (including Teacher Resources:technology being used): Glitter - This website will inform teachers about Soap available resources in the form of flyers Water and posters that include valuable Worksheets with Hand washing information to display in the classroom. questions. Paper towels stuff/handwashing.html# Lotion -This website will provide teachers with Computer with Projector facts about hand washing and also Internet Access includes videos displaying proper hand washing techniques. Germs Are Not For Sharing, by Elizabeth Verdick. ans/k/ Wash Your Hands, by Margaret -This website will provide teachers with McNamara. lesson plan ideas regarding children’s Germs, by Judy Oetting. health and healthy behaviors.
  2. 2. Sabrina Dugan 4.8.2012 EEC 4731 Module 7 Health, Safety and Nutrition Lesson PlanLesson Steps/Procedure: 1. Before kids come to class in the morning, the teacher will apply some glitter to her hands and shake every student’s hands as they enter. 2. After kids have settled down, the teacher will read to them “Germs Are Not For Sharing,” and ask the students to check their hands for any glitter. 3. Ask the students to shake hands with their partners and check their hands again. 4. Tell the students that glitter represents germs. 5. Have a discussion about how the glitter was spread and how it could be removed by hand washing. 6. After the teacher displays proper hand washing techniques by showing the kids a video on the internet, the students will then form three groups.1st group will be called the “Paper towel” group.2nd group will be called the “Lotion” group.3rd group will be called the “Warm water and soap” group. 7. The 1st group will be asked to wipe off the glitter using paper towels. 8. The 2nd group will be asked to apply lotion (or petroleum jelly for those who are allergic) to their hands and then use paper towels. 9. The 3rd group will be asked to use the sink and rinse their hands and count till 20 out loud, while washing their hands with warm water using soap. 10. Ask all the groups to raise their hands and check what group has the cleanest hands. 11. Read “Wash Your Hands” and talk about disease prevention. 12. The students will then answer questions on the worksheets that will require students to use their prior knowledge and write down different scenarios that would involve hand washing. 13. Tell students that after they “HUG, HANDSHAKE, OR HIGHFIVE” anyone, they should wash their hands right after to prevent germs from spreading.Adaptations (special needs, ESOL, etc.):-For special needs kids, the stories will be read out loud using hand gestures and pictures torepresent symbols and objects in the story.-For ESOL kids, the video will be playing while the teacher holds up Spanish vocabulary indexcards to represent the vocabulary used in the video.-Petroleum jelly will be provided for the kids that are allergic to lotion.Higher Order Thinking Questions:-Can you imagine what would happen if we did not wash our hands for two whole days?(Discussion leading to different diseases.)-Can you think of any songs or rhymes we could sing while washing our hands?-Is soap needed to get all the germs to be washed away?
  3. 3. Sabrina Dugan 4.8.2012 EEC 4731 Module 7 Health, Safety and Nutrition Lesson PlanGardner’s Intelligences Covered: 1. Bodily-kinesthetic Intelligence. 2. Musical Intelligence. 3. Interpersonal Intelligence. 4. Linguistic Intelligence.Types of Assessments:ORAL: discussions about their experiences with dirt and not being able to remove it. Discussionabout germs and the spread of diseases.WRITTEN: collect the worksheets that the students completed by providing examples ofdifferent scenarios that would involve hand washing.PHYSICAL: The students form groups and determine what germ removing technique workedbest to wash away all the glitter.Follow-up Activities: Home Connection: Read “Germs” with the students out Ask the kids to write down how many loud. times they washed their hands at home Take the students outside in the after school. (With the help of a parent or playground and ask them to play guardian.) with the sand box and dirt. Ask the kids to record every hand-wash Ask the students if they would need and write down the activity that led them to wash their hands after playing to wash their hands with sand. Ask the students share their total number of hand washes with the whole class the next day.Self-Assessment and Reflection:After presenting the lesson, I would think about ways I could extend my lesson or plan a weekwhere the students could engage in healthy behaviors while having fun at the same time. I wouldask myself if the lesson was appropriate for their level and if it needed more modifications forESOL or special needs kids. I would present this lesson in different classrooms and ask forteacher feedback for any improvements.
  4. 4. Sabrina Dugan 4.8.2012 EEC 4731 Module 7 Health, Safety and Nutrition Lesson Plan Works Cited "Florida Department of Education - CPALMS - Standards." Florida Department ofEducation. Web. 08 Apr. 2012.<>. "Gardners Multiple Intelligences." The Education Coalition. Web. 08 Apr. 2012.<>. "KINDERGARTEN LESSON PLANS." Kindergarten Lesson Plans. Web. 08 Apr. 2012.<>.