Thematic planning organizes the curriculum around a theme and integrates several developmental and subject areas.
In this assignment, you will select a theme, analyze a topic, and create a thematic web for early childhood curriculum. Create a Word document for the narrative portion of your response. Use APA-appropriate fonts for the narrative portions of the assignment.
You may select the fonts for your web design. Use APA format for the title page, references page, and in-text citations. Use at least three references, no older than 10 years, cited in APA format. Digital Learning Connections icon Step 1. Use Prezi, Mindmeister, Microsoft Word, or another graphing program to create a thematic web for early childhood curriculum. The thematic web should integrate literacy, mathematics, science; cognitive/logical reasoning; and physical and social/emotional development.
If needed, conduct an internet search about thematic webs and view several examples before designing one of your own. Step 2. In an introduction to the thematic web, identify the age of the group for whom you are designing the web: infants (birth to twelve months), toddlers (twelve months to two years), or preschoolers (three through four years). Step 3. Describe each activity in detail.
In the description, explain how the activity promotes content-specific acquisition, cognitive/logical reasoning, and physical and social/emotional development. Step 4. Align each activity to state and/or national standards. *Follow APA 7th edition. Use 11-point Arial or 12-poiiqunt Times New Roman font.