Theme Rationale and Objectives

Rationale: My under the sea theme is relevant to kindergarteners because the ocean is an important aspect of geology and science, and understanding the world. Regardless of kindergartener’s familiarity with the ocean they are still curious about the animals and life that feels like a whole world away. The ocean is a relevant topic is conversations about climate change and various environmental concerns, which will be prevalent discussions as the students grow up.

The under the sea is an interesting way to capture students interest in various subject areas and will keep the students engaged in their learning!

Objectives:

  1. The students will learn about different types of animals that life in the ocean.
  2. The students will learn the names of the 5 oceans.
  3. The students will understand activities that occur in the ocean and at the beach.
  4. The students will learn literacy skills, sight words, and fundamental math skills but incorporating the ocean theme into their activities.
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