I can't believe it is almost July! Last week was sooo busy.We got to go to the Zoo.This week we are finishing Zoo animals and moving onto Dinosaurs!
Here is a break down of week
Scripture:Mark 5:36"Be not afraid,only believe"
Nursery Rhyme:Baby Bumblebee
Skills to work on daily-reading,writing,math
Monday: finish Zoo animals and letters y and z
Tuesday:Eric Carle the author's Birthday /activities for Brown Bear Brown Bear what do you see?
Thursday:free day after school and family contributions
Wake up and do family contributions .They earn points and prizes.
9-10 1 hr of schooling-lesson,worksheets, reading,activities for theme or unit
11-12 outside /do things on bucket list
12-2 lunch and quiet time
2-3 snack &outside time
4-5 dinner prep,inside activities, dinner clean up
5-7free time and bedroom clean up
7-8 quiet time
8 in bed can read do things quietly until fall asleep
This is a very flexible schedule and I know there will be late nights :)
For the one hour of schooling is broken down by age as follows:
8 and up-daily tally of minutes read.add them to next days tally for math.fix misspelled sentences,word of the week found in dictionary. There will be words from reading too.After reading a book write character, plot,setting,climax and main ideas. Reading and picking an animal or whatever the interest.Prepare a report.This report will be broken down as data is collected and be done at child's pace.Weekly grocery list written and plan one meal.Counting practice and practice telling the time may also be done.An occasional spelling test might be given.Each subject will take 15 min.
5-7 year old will work on sight words,word families.Writing ideas and punctuation. They can write words for grocery list and identity what it starts with. Basic addition and subtraction will also be done.Counting by 2's and 5's and 10's.
2-4 letter,number,shape and color of the day.It is basically repetition at this point and lots of play.For the grocery list they can associate pictures with their corresponding words. They can also work on counting 1-10.
3 months-24 months
The more reading and singing the better! We earn nursery rhymes and play,explore.The older babies/toddlers may be able to count from 1-3.
Writing prompts for the week:
What was your favorite activity at the Zoo?......
How can you be nice to someone in your family?
Tell me about your favorite book......
What do you want to know about your Grandparents? ......
Hope you all have a happy and successful Summer!