Module: 1.4.1 Using Theme Webs for Curriculum Planning
This module was developed as part of the this module was developed as part of the California Department of Education/Child Development Division School-Age Training Project and revised in 2016 to incorporate social-emotional learning, character building and Quality Standards for Expanded Learning in California and specific language, examples and tips for summer and year-round learning programs.
During this training, participants will learn about the six developmental categories and how to plan thematic curriculum for out-of-school-time programs.
In this training participants will:
- Learn about the developmental categories.
- Use theme webbing to plan and organize program activities.
How Do You Plan?
Participants will reflect on the way they plan for their programs.
Discussion of the six developmental categories: cognitive, language development, social-emotional, ethics, physical, and creative. Practice on the development of a Theme Web around the topic of Oceans.
On Your Own-Small Group Web
Participants work in small groups and crate a theme web on a topic of their choice, being sure to have a minimum of 3 activities in each of the developmental categories.
Training Length: 2 hours