ECS 235 Topic 6 Assignment Benchmark – Wellness Unit
Part 1: Wellness Unit Mini-Lessons
In preparation for the end of unit event for students and families, review feedback received from your instructor regarding the health and nutrition and safety mini-lessons. Revise each lesson based on the feedback received, making sure that each is developmentally appropriate and addresses the multiple influences on early development and learning depicted within the “Class Profile.”
In addition, design a fitness mini-lesson appropriate for the “Class Profile” kindergarten students. Lesson topics may include, but are not limited to:
For this mini-lesson, complete the Planning section of the “COE Lesson Plan Template.” Make sure that each lesson is developmentally appropriate and addresses the multiple influences on early development and learning.
In addition, research one community organization, agency, or resource appropriate for families and colleagues that is related to fitness to use in Part 3 of this assignment.
In a separate 250-500 word summary, rationalize instructional decisions for each wellness lesson, making sure to include how decisions directly support the development and learning of the “Class Profile” kindergarten students, citing “Class Profile” data.
Part 2: End of Unit Wellness Event
Using your completed mini-lessons, design an end of unit interactive family event for your kindergarten “Class Profile” students. Design an outline to navigate families through this opportunity to learn about wellness. Include the following in your outline:
Event agenda with timelines:
Part 3: Community Resource
Create a digital resource for families, community members, and colleagues that features the previously researched community organizations, agencies, and resources. The resource may be in the form of, but not limited to, an infographic, brochure, public service announcement video, digital comic book, podcast, digital short, time-lapse video, photo essay, blog, wiki, webpage, or flyer.
Your digital resource should include information on the following:
Document support for your digital resource with a minimum of 2-3 scholarly resources.
APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies and professional standards:
BS Early Childhood Special Education
1.3: Collaborate with students and colleagues to develop shared values and expectations to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging learning environments for young children. [CEC 7.3; NAEYC 1c; InTASC 3(c), 3(f)]
1.6: Collaborate with students, colleagues, families, and the larger community to plan for children’s development and learning using data-based information. [CEC 7.1; NAEYC 2c; InTASC 1(a), 1(c), 2(f)]
5.8: Collaborate with students, peers, families, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation. [CEC 7.2; NAEYC 2c, 6c; InTASC 9(d), 10(d), 10(e), 10(g), 10(k); ISTE-T 3b]
5.9: Use collaboration to promote the well-being of individuals with exceptionalities across a wide range of settings and collaborators. [CEC 7.3; NAEYC 2c, 6c; InTASC 10(j)]