Friday, August 22, 2014

Week of 8/17/2013-8/23/2014

Drawings for Social Studies the last two weeks,
story summaries written on the backs.
Reading/Language Arts :  Continued reading “A Tale of Jolly Robin” and entering summaries into journal. Reviewed consonant blends.

Math : Addition and subtraction word problems as well as number sequences. Discussed number placements. (ones, tens, hundreds, thousands)

Social Studies : Read “The Fish Basket Goddess: A Tale from Ancient China”, drew a picture about the story, and created dances telling the stories from this and last week using masks, play silks, and music. (We'll be performing them this weekend, pictures then.)

Science : Read the fable of the Ant and the Cricket. Learned the life cycles of ants, observed them in their colonies, researched them on the internet and wrote about it in the journal.

Health : Discussed how joints worked, and explored the human body’s various systems. Discussed our skeletons, how they’re similar in other creatures (with pictures found online), our organs, muscles, and other basic body systems.

Art : Explored wet paper painting and mixed media using watercolors and colored pencils.

Music  : Continued learning recorder.

Craft : Continued learning to crochet.

Extra : Went to the library.

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