Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday, February 24th

The kindergarten students were introduced to the common United States coins' names and worth. 

Claire is strengthening her number recognition skills, rote counting ability, and becoming familiar with greater than and less than as she works with the spindle boxes.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Monday, February 23rd

The sound of the week is "q".

Today we had Spanish lessons. The lessons started with a review of conversational phrases.   

The days of the week were reviewed with a song.

Months of the year.

The Winter season and the Spanish word for snow were introduced.

Winter - It is cold.

Weather words were reviewed - sunny, cloudy, rainy, snowy, cold and hot.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Friday, February 13, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day!

Our Valentine Card Exchange

Claire is decorating a Valentine picture frame.
Claire is working with the map of Europe.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Monday, February 9th

Spanish lessons reviewed the days of the week.

After reviewing the months of the year, they practiced asking "When is your birthday?" and answering "My birthday is in ..."

The older children reviewed weather words and the winter season.

They also practiced asking "What is the weather like today?" and answering "The weather today is ..."

Our sound of the week is "y".

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

Happy Groundhog Day!

The sound of the week is the vowel "i".

Spanish lessons this week reviewed the days of the week and months of the year.

Words that describe the weather were introduced today.

Happy Groundhog Day!  So sorry he saw his shadow - six more weeks of bad winter weather.

Claire sees the shadow.