In this assignment, you are asked to choose a theme/study area (transportation) for children 1-2.6 years of age! Think about how you might create goals, set up your environment and integrate different areas of development and subject areas in a developmentally appropriate way.
Group Characteristics: Infants/Toddlers (6 mos. to 2.5 years)
Theme(s): (same as in your weekly plan)
Home/School Connection: List 4 ways you will build effective partnerships with families through this particular thematic unit including how you will communicate with families and involve them in meaningful ways. Think particularly about this young age group and what would make sense for this age. Then write 1 brief paragraph backing up your choices using your Bredekamp textbook chapter on this topic.
Cultural Connection: List 4 ways you will ensure you are teaching in a culturally and linguistically appropriate way and creating culturally responsive learning goals through this particular thematic unit. Think particularly about this young age group and what would make sense for this age Then write 1 brief paragraph backing up your choices using your Bredekamp textbook chapter on this topic
Introductory Letter to Families
Please write an introductory letter to families for your unit here. Pay careful attention to the age of the children and how that might affect what you include.