Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
English Language Arts, Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Counting
  • English Language Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Nursery Rhyme
  • Premedia - Me
  • Premedia-letters
  • Premedia-numbers
  • Premedia-stem
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Nursery Rhyme - Once I Caught a Fish Alive

    Nursery Rhyme - Once I Caught a Fish Alive

    Overview

    Children will listen to and recite a rhyme as the adult points out the words.  Allow children to help point out the words as they are ready. 

    Summary

    Children will listen to and recite a rhyme as the adult points out the words.  Allow children to help point out the words as they are ready. 

    You can extend this activity by counting to a specific number and then asking them to identify what number comes either before or after that number. You could also have printouts of numbers 1-10 and ask children to sequence them. 

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    Repeated meaningful exposure is preferred and will help children as they learn counting skills.  

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    • Children will track words as they are being pointed to.
    • Children will participate by listening to and signing songs. 
    • Children will count numbers in order.

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 5-10 minutes

    Group Size: Any

    Standards

    Main Standards: 

    • ELA 4 yr.2.5

    Additional Core Standards: 

    • FA 3 & 4 yr.3.1
    • ELA 3 & 4 yr.2.17
    • Math 4 yr.1.2
    • Math 3 yr.1.1

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson