Physical Education - Cheer
|Six 55 minute classes|
"It is a FUN activity that combines all the athletic components of sport such as strength, power, flexibility, endurance, fitness and mental tenacity. It also helps athletes increase their body awareness and self-esteem and develops leadership and communication skills. Athletes in this sport work toward developing skills such as tumbling, jumping, stunting, performance skills, dance and team work." (Panther Cheer Website)
Science - Keeping a Fish
|Choosing fish, measuring water, counting water conditioner drops, feeding, observing|
He really looks happy in the water - let me show you. Seriously, don't let it get out of the water. Some stupid fish jump out of the water - you know what I mean, right? If they're smart enough they will jump out of the bowl and whack the mirror.
|Listing what not to do with a fish|
|Reading about betta care, following directions and them dying, anyway - two in two days! Burying/composting dead fish; discussion: what went wrong?|
Are we bad fish owners? We sure have bad, bad luck with fishes. How is that?
He smells like dead fish - seriously. Well, that's upsetting. What happened to Linus? RIP, right?
I just touched a dead fish so I may need to clean my hands. Always good to clean your hands when you touch something dead.
I think I'm going to cry right now - I feel like it.
Listening/Short-Term Memory Exercise - Digit Sequences
AZ: Do you know Hermione in Harry Potter?
Becky: Let's stay focused - we have only two more.
Spelling - "ea"I get the rhythm - it's "ea"!
Social and Emotional Development - Sad
|Processing, recognizing, discussing and developing language for emotions; fine motor: colouring|
I try to cheer my own self up - I do something to make myself laugh. I'm crazy that way. I think about animals doing weird stuff and try to laugh: dogs going on top of their head, or on their stomach. Hey friends, look over there!
Signs of Spring II - Magnolia, Cherry Blossom, Hyacinth
|Observing, naming and smelling flowering trees and bulbs; enjoying nature; walking|
Nap, Revisited/Vocabulary in Action
|Identifying fabrics with nap; loathe vs love|
Math - Subtraction of Numbers Larger than 19, without Regrouping
|Using 10x10 grid and Cuisenaire rods to represent subtraction equation - 2 sheets:|
1) Build the first number using Smartie Blocks.
2) Build the second using Smartie Blocks from the first number.
3) The Smartie Blocks left over give the answer.
Visual Memory Task - Matching PicturesI need to get rid of the sheep and get the horse and put the lion at the end and get rid of the monkey, and that's it.
Library Visit/Oral Reading/Science/Gardening - Various Books about Butterflies, Bees, Cats
I actually like dogs. I like the cuteness of them. 'Cause cats are a little bit stubborn to get in the bath. Some dogs like baths a lot.
Math Review - Mental Math: +/- 1, 10+, 10-PartnersAndrew: Mental math means you should be able to do these inside your head. Do you remember how to do those? Go ahead and use a number line for the first couple, if you need to.
|Focus on paying attention to instructions/operation sign for each question|
I don't need to count!
Social and Emotional Development - Appropriate Questions, Continued
|Compiling a list of potentially socially inappropriate personal questions and comments; discussion of appropriateness of questions/comments in various situations|