Monday: (5 hours)
Bible/character: Attentive. A Child’s Book of Character pg 12. Read and discuss Attentive at Home.
Reading: Shayla reads aloud PALS. A Bear Cub in Spring (pg 9) and Where do Animals Live? Complete comprehension questions in packet.
Social Studies: Around the World. China. Highlights Top Secret Adventures. Complete A Code in the Nose pgs 10-11. Guide to China. Read The Northern Capital pg 8-9
Handwriting: Badge 11. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.
Language: A sentence that tells something is called a statement. Provide examples of statements. Discuss the punctuation – the period tells you that the sentence is a statement. Complete Statements II pg 308
Activity: Divide page into fourths. Draw the pictures your instructor has indicated. (Follow Weds directions, but write a number with a picture of an object such as an apple, a boat, and a kite)
Math: Pg R2 Same and Different, Sorting by One Attribute, Picture and Bar Graphs.
Say a number between 0-19. Have student make the number with lego cubes on the place value board. When student reaches 10 cubes, snap them together to form “one ten.”
Follow above activity, but each time, Shayla adds 2 toothpicks instead of one. The record sheet will reflect that by counting by 2’s. For a challenge, count by 3’s, 4’s or 5’s. Read books that reinforce counting.
Arrange a number (1-19) with small objects on the place value board. Have Shayla count and write how many objects are in your arrangement.
Complete Place Value page 219
Science: Trees. Read books about trees. Review parts of plants/trees. Complete Tree Parts pg 424
4-H/science: Let’s Explore the Outdoors: Woodslore-How to Get Along Outdoors. Read Protect Against Insects pg 6. Look up what chiggers, mosquitoes and other bothersome insect enemies look like. Why do we want to avoid bites from these insects?
Look up recipes for natural ways of protecting oneself from these insects.
Tuesday: (5 hours)
Bible/character: Attentive. A Child’s Book of Character pg 15. Read and discuss Attentive at School.
Reading: Shayla reads aloud PALS. Where do Animals Live? (pg 12) Answer comprehension questions.
Social Studies: Around the World. China. Highlights Top Secret Adventures. Guide to China – Read Walls and Emperors pg. 10-11. Complete The Case Heats Up pgs. 12-13.
Reading: Very Hungry Caterpillar. Cause and effect. Example: What caused the caterpillar to eat the apple? What was the effect of eating all week?
Science: Very Hungry Caterpillar. Review lifecycles of butterfly. Complete worksheet.
Language: Linking verbs. The verbs is and are do not seem like other verbs because they don’t express an action. Both are present tense and are used to link two like things or a noun and an adjective. Us is with one person, place or thing. Use are with more than one. Examples: My pet is a Pomeranian. The rocks are heavy. The dog is friendly. The carrots are orange.
Handwriting: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
Activity/writing/spelling: On lined paper write 10 color words, using a colored pencil for each word.
Math: Numbers to 12 pg 1 and Counting Safari game.
Fold drawing paper into fourths and write a two-digit number in each fourth. Shayla draws a picture modeling that number.
Review several flashcards.
Wednesday: (5 hours)
Art/reading: Make a blot butterfly for last page of Shayla’s Very Hungry Caterpillar
Language: In the past tense, was and were used just as is and are. Use was with singular subjects and were with plural subjects. Examples: They were friends. The play was funny. Football was my favorite sport. My cousins were Frisbee champs.
Math: pg 3-6 0 to 5
Thursday: (5 hours)
Bible/Character: Attentive. A Child’s Book of Character pg. 17. Read and discuss Attentive at Play.
Reading: Shayla reads aloud PALS. Nature’s Magician (pg. 13) Answer comprehension questions.
Social Studies: Around the World. China. Highlights Top Secret Adventures. Guide to China – Read Cities and Canals pg 12-13. Complete Lhasa Fun pgs 14-15
Handwriting: 1 Thessalonians 19-22 Quench not the Spirit. Despise not prophesyings. Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Abstain from all appearance of evil.
Reading: Review nouns and verbs. Write 10 singular nouns and 10 present tense verbs. Shayla sorts words into nouns and verbs. Write word, then add an ending and use in a sentence.
Language: The verbs is, are, was and were also act as helping verbs. A helping verb helps an action verb to express a clearer meaning. Examples: Paul is going to the party. Sally and Dick are shaking hands. The dogs were walking in the park. The train was nearing the station. Shayla fills in the missing linking verb in the following sentences:
The boy ___ sitting still now.
Last night, my cat _____stuck in the tree.
We _____ going to the zoo tomorrow.
After dinner, the sky ____ dark.
Math: pgs 7-10 6-10
Estimating. In several jars, place between 15-99 objects. Shayla estimates number of objects before counting on the place value board and grouping 10’s in paper cups.
Activity: Write the number words for 0-10. After each word, draw the appropriate number of objects.
4H/science: Let’s Explore the Outdoors. Know animals. Fill out The Animals (pg 9)
4H/science: Let’s Explore the Outdoors. Know the Snakes. Look at nature guide to identify what kind of snakes live in this area. Demonstrate to family how to tell if a snake is poisonous or not.
4H/science: Let’s Explore the Outdoors. Practice safety and The demon plants. Find color pictures of “demon plants” that grow in this area (poison ivy, sumac, oak) and print color pictures and label in guide book.
Friday: (5 hours)
Go for a number walk. Look for numbers on signs and state number of tens and ones.
Social Studies: Around the World. China. Highlights Top Secret Adventures. Guide to China – Read Up the Chang Jiang. Complete Top of the World pgs 16-17
Reading/language: Review rhyming words. Make an alphabetical string of rhymes. Think of a word that begins with a, then add a rhyming word that begins with b, etc. Example: air, bear, care, dare – ear, fear, gear, hear, etc.
Field trip: Dad’s dr appt in Columbus and Whole Foods Market. Discussed nutrition and did a hide & seek of foods.