TITLE: Music and Movement
Introduction: Assignment related to chapter reading
The Assignment
Develop a “Music and Movement Activity Plan” for toddler aged children that they can access in their classroom “Music and Movement Area.” The children will need to be able to use the materials with minimal assistance from the teacher. Use the Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scale attachment (ITERS) to determine the categories of materials you will need to include in the Music and Movement Area of the classroom students to learn about the selected topic.
The Music and Movement Activity Plan must include the following: Grading Criteria
List of materials and tools needed for the “Music and Movement Acitvity”- 5 points
The developmental Domain(s) and Sub Domain(s) from NC Infant/Toddler Foundations https://ncchildcare.ncdhhs.gov/Foundations-for-Early-Learning-and-Development (include numbers)
EX: Domain: Approaches to Play and Learning (APL) and Sub Domain:Curiosity, Information-Seeking, and Eagerness – 10 points
ITERS standard numbers used as reference give the subscale and the rating area your activity falls in -10 points (see ITERS attachment)
Ex: Music and Movement 7.1- Music available as both free choice and group activity for the day
Additional Information on ITERS: https://ers.fpg.unc.edu/node/47
Number of children who are to participate at one time – 5 points
Identification of child skills and abilities necessary for success. This should relate back to the domain(s) and sub domain(s) selected from the NC Infant/Toddler Foundations – 10 points
A statement that introduces the activity to children. This is where you will tell the children what is available for this activity during your large group gathering time – 20 points
A description of how the activity will proceed (detailed description of how this activity will proceed).- 25 points
Two open ended questions you could ask children to extend their critical thinking about the activity – 10 points
Spelling and Grammar – up to 10 point deduction unless it greatly interfers with the content which could involve more
Format Requirement:
Put your name, course and section number, and assignment title at the top of the document.
Use one-inch margins.
Consider using a graphic organizer or lesson/activity format to organize your plan
Use a 12-point Times New Roman font.
Use double line spacing in the document