Book: 2005) A Child’s work: the importance of fantasy play. University of Chicago Press
20 minute PowerPoint presentation
o A brief summary of the key points of the books
o A brief analysis and critique of the teacher’s agenda and students’ responses
o Culturally relevant, responsive, Anti-bias, and Inclusive methods
o Some issues and connections that the book brings up for you
o How the curriculum in this book may be adapted and used in your classroom, center today.
o 3 Lesson Plans based upon the philosophy shown in the curriculum of the book that you read. Write out the lesson plans in as much detail so someone else may actually use it in a classroom. Include:
• Age group or range
• Materials needed
• Objectives and Goals
• State or National benchmarks for the age group (NAEYC)
• Description, including step by step plan
• Expected Outcomes
• Adaptations and Accommodations for English Language Learners and Special Needs.