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Theme for the Month: Growing and Grooving

1.Students will explore and observe the changes brought by growing.

2.Students will understand that growing is accompanied by increased responsibilities.

3.Students will learn to measure objects and height using comparison words and non-standard measurement.

June 22-26

Reading

June 22-26, 2020

Reading

Objective: Expand vocabulary and develop reading comprehension while increasing attention span

Instructions:

1.Please sign up for Get Epic to see the assigned books.

2.Before reading the story, explain how books or stories have a title which is the name of the book/story.

3.Read the title and say it is the title of the book/story. Ask your child what the story could be based on the title.

4.Some books have a list of vocabulary your child will learn in the book/story on the first page.  Please go over each word/phrase with your child by asking what they think it means and either explain the correct meaning or add on to their description.

5.Read the story to your child and stop when your child has questions or makes a connection with the story to his/her past experiences.

6.Continue your discussion with your child by asking the questions at the end of the story(if it has) or ask the questions below.

Monday

Materials: I am Growing and Changing

Tuesday

Materials: I Can Do It

Wednesday

Materials: Now I Am Big

Questions:

1.If you were to help my mommy, daddy or grandparents at home with chores, what would it be?

2.What chore are you able to do now?

3.Challenge: Learn a new chore

Thursday

Materials: I Can Do it Myself

Questions:

1.What are the things you can do yourself?

2.What are the things you want to learn to do by yourself?

3.Challenge: Learn a new self-help skill (dress self, put on shoes/socks, zip/button own jacket, etc.)

Friday

Materials: Growing Up

Tuesday

S.T.E.A.M.

Objective: Encourage creative and logical processes through science, technology, engineering, arts and math

Instructions:

1.The book of the day on Reading is the introduction for the S.T.E.A.M. activities.

2.There will be additional instructions for each day.

Monday

Materials: old and present clothes/shoes

Instructions:

1.Help your child compare the sizes of their old clothes/shoes.

2.Help your child use vocabulary: bigger/smaller, wider/narrower, longer/shorter

Tuesday

Materials: paper, drawing materials

Instructions:

1.Draw your favorite activity.

2.Ask your child why it is his/her favorite.

Wednesday

Materials: string, butcher paper

Instructions:

1.Use string to take your child’s height or trace your child while lying on a butcher paper.

2.Lay out the string or traced cut out of your child.

3.Use any two nonstandard measuring units (how many steps does it take, how many blocks, tiles on floor, etc.)

4. Keep string or traced cut out as a keepsake. Don’t forget to write the date.

Thursday

Materials: paper, markers, pictures of chores

Suggestions:

Instructions:

Make a chore chart

Friday

Materials: stacking objects (blocks, plastic cups, pillows, etc.)

Instructions:

1.Provide any object that can stack to represent your child’s height.

2.Encourage your child to build/stack the objects to show his/her height.

3.Don’t forget to step back and let your child explore but provide questions that will help them figure it out by themselves (ex: Which way do you think will it work?, How can you make it taller?, etc.)

June 29-July 2

Reading

Monday

Materials: A Tree Grows Up

Tuesday

Materials: Animals Grow and Change

Questions:

1.Would you rather be hatched from an egg? Why?

2.What kind of animal would you be if you hatched from an egg? Why do you think so?

Wednesday

Materials: What Do I Need?

1.Enumerate what you need to grow.

2.What if one need is missing (create a scenario: what if you don’t have water? Food? Don’t get to sleep?)

Thursday

Materials: Why We Eat Healthy Foods

Questions:

1.Why do you need to eat healthy foods?

2.What do you think will happen if you don’t eat healthy foods?

Thursday

S.T.E.A.M.

Monday

Materials: seeds

Instructions:

1.Collect seeds that you may have from fruits at home and/or from outside (like the ones in the book for the day: page 28)

2.Discuss by comparing and contrasting the seeds (by color, size, texture, etc.)

3.Discuss the importance of trees and how it grows.

4.Extend the activity by following the leaf rubbing activity on pages 30-31 on the book. Research and label the name of the tree that the leaves came from.

Tuesday

Materials: Animals Grow and Change

Instructions:

1.Collect pictures of animals from coloring books, magazines, old textbooks, etc.

2.Sort pictures of animals by kind (born alive or hatched from egg).

3.Discuss what animals are usually hatched from egg(reptile, birds, fish) and animals that are born(mammals) have in common and differences.

Wednesday

Materials: Paper, drawing materials

Instructions:

Create a sleeping log and compare to the recommended hours of sleep for children:

Thursday

Materials: paper, drawing materials

Instructions:

Create a food log and compare to the recommended meal.

Science