Our theme this week is “Insects”. We will be learning about ants, lady bugs, bees, and many other insects. Our class will study the fascinating life cycle of butterflies. We will learn how many body parts and legs insects have and what they eat. Our letter is “I” and our song is “butterfly”. Fly fly butterfly. Fly so high you touch the sky. (repeat)
Ask your child the following questions. What is metamorphosis? What does a caterpillar change into? Which insects make honey? Who is your favorite insect? Which insects eat mosquitoes? Who is the fastest flying insect? Are there more people or more insects in the world? Which insect would you like to be for a day?
Ask your child to tell you the definition of our vocabulary words. Our vocabulary words are entomologist, North America, herd, nocturnal, amphibian, metamorphosis, Africa, Asia, mammoth, matriarchal, ape, equator, extinct, herbivore, paleontologist, carnivore, retractable, omnivore, hibernate, cub, animals, mammals, plant eaters, meat eater
Please have your child show and tell you our Sign Language and Spanish vocabulary. Sign Language and Spanish vocabulary words are yes (si), no (no), goodbye (adios), purple (morado), pink (rosa), brown (cafe), white (blanco), blue (azul), black (negro), yellow (amarillo), green (verde), red (rojo), orange (anaranjado), please (por favor), hello (hola), friends (amigos), thank you (gracias). Gracias, Jonsie