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Integrated Curriculum: The Ocean by Mind Map: Integrated Curriculum: The
Ocean
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Integrated Curriculum: The Ocean

Reading/ Language

Adjective Fun: Use flashcards of marine life to help children come up with a list of adjectives

Books we will read

Baby Beluga

I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean

Three little Hawaiian Pigs and the Magic Shark

Writing

Journal Activity: What do I see?

Write a story about an octupus

Science

Going Under!: Create sub marines that will be our home for our expedition. Students will have a new picture each day to journal about and learn from.

Process to take care of a fish: Students will learn about the parts of a fish by taking care of a class pet fish.Each day the teacher will focus on one part of the fish

PE/ Movement

Create a Dance to go with Songs

Baby Beluga

Octopus Song

Social Studies

Color map of the world and label Oceans

Research what an Ocean is

Look up endangered species in the ocean

Math

Measuring: Pick animals in the ocean and color life size or sample size of them. Have children measure the lengths and compare

Research and talk about the speed of different marine life. Compare and Contrast to cars and known land animals.

Art

Create Ocean Picture Using sand from playground, stickers for marine life and paint for water

Sequencing: Create Octopus using paper cut out and various colors and lengths of yarn for tentacles.(Make the children follow a pattern)

Sensory

Table: Include sand, shells, shovels

Table:Include water