Lesson Plan Subject: Language & Literacy Dramatic Play & Creative MovementGrade: Preschool (Ages 3 – 5)Developmental Language & Literacy Milestones3 year-olds: Sing simple repetitive songs4 year-olds: Remember and recite rhymes and simple songs5 year-olds: Repeat more complicated songs and rhymes(Piper, 2012)Topic: Acting Silly and RhymingDuration: approximately 2 hoursGoals/Objectives:Children will get to understand that being silly is alright. They will also know what time it’s ok to be silly. They will learn how rhyme and sound patterns can help them understand spoken words, syllables and sounds.Standards Covered:Phonological Awareness 2. Demonstrate an emerging understanding of spoken words, syllables and sounds (phonemes). a. Engage in language play (e.g. alliterative language, rhyming, sound patterns). b. Recognize and match words that rhyme. c. Demonstrate awareness of relationship between sounds and letters. d. With support and prompting, isolate and pronounce the initial sounds in words.(NYSED, n.d.)Materials:Giraffes Can’t Danceby Giles Andreae.