This assignment meets the following course outcomes:
Plan developmentally appropriate activities and schedules, which promote all children’s growth and
Design curriculum that is inclusive and represents the diversity of children and families.
Design curriculum that supports children’s language/communication, cognitive, social/emotional, fine/gross
motor and creative development.
You will create a weekly lesson plan to support school age children enrolled in a before and after-school
You will need to review the following documents before beginning:
Preparing a School Age Curriculum.docx
School Age Plan Example_.docx
You will use the attached template to create your plan. Before beginning, you will want to spend some time
brainstorming a developmentally appropriate topic for school age children.
School Age lesson-plan.docx
In a separate document respond to the following:
1. How do you know your topic has integrity? Use the “Does it Have Integrity” document to frame your
answer. This should be 5-7 sentences.
2. What are the different considerations when planning for school aged children versus preschool aged
3. What are the benefits to a planned school age curriculum? Why not just have no plan at all? After all,
they are in school all day, right?