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"Insects" Letter of the Week

  Our theme this week is “Insects”.  We will be learning about ants, dragonflies, and many other insects. Our class will study the fascinating life cycle of butterflies and the important role bees play in pollination and making honey.  We will learn how many body parts and legs insects have and what they eat.  Our letter is “I”. 
    Ask your child the following questions.  What is metamorphosis? What does a caterpillar change into? Which insects make honey? Which 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? 

  We will also be talking about Autumn, leaves, and trees.  Please collect some leaves with your child and bring them to class.  We will be exploring leaves with magnifying glasses and rulers.  Please look at the trees with your child and ask them to tell you the difference between an evergreen and a deciduous tree. 
    Ask your child to tell you the definition of our vocabulary words. Our vocabulary words are entomologist, pollination, 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: you are welcome (de nada), yes (si), no (no), goodbye (adios), excellent (excelente), three, (tres), two (dos),one (uno), zero (cero), 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).
Netflix Shows 
Cat in the Hat Season 1- E1A Show Me The Honey, E3A MAny Ants Make Light Work, E6A Dress Up Day, E10A Night Lights, E13B Termite Towers, E38A Flutter By Butterfly.  Season 2 -E5A Meet The Beetles, E13A Wrapper’s Delight, E16A Name That Sound, E18A Take A Walk.
Magic School Bus S1 E12 Gets Ants in the Pants.  S2 E3 Butterfly and The Bog Beast.  S3 E4 In A Beehive.  

Insect Information
Insects Happy Learnin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJlfBNyBKQA
10 Interesting Insects https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiqDniB8T6A
Inspect An Insect https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3166nK3Gym8
Interesting Facts About Bugs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5l06NqFzUQA
Wild Kratts Termites Verses Tongues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AfeBaFnd3I
Wild Kratts Insects Compilation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yE3lhH3bOYA
Wild Kratts Activate Insect https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gehVD4ITL6Y
Wild Kratts Brilliant Bugs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDBPd2bTxTE
Butterfly Information
Life Cycle of a Butterfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1S8WzwLPlM
Butterfly Nat Geo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVm5k99PnBk
How a Caterpillar SciShow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5RSpMQQOpw
Wild Kratts Butterfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WX0fjvb-OE
Bee Information
Like Fruit? Thank a Bee! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txv2k7OoY7U
Bees Nat Geo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9zZ48jJZyk
Busy Bees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta154f5Rp5Y
We Need Bees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CxCTyxRFh0
Wild Kratts Toughest Bees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV9ESYXYl1E
Dragonfly Information
Super Strong Dragonflies! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxubbepoz7Q
Dragonfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5-KoPvZDIU
Dragonfly Life Cycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlO-ZHtQIk0
Songs
Butterfly, Butterfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rvGUevGxDk
Butterfly Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EQeYA5Qbic
Life Cycle of a Butterfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pysC9wBJZ9s
Butterfly Mr. R https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YVqHnw0W-Q
Insect Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxH7NBbL9JY
Bug’n Roll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oybEMWW23uU
Books
The Very Hungry Caterpillar 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY
The Very Quiet Cricket https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdiGEjz5b0Q
The Very Lonely Firefly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XrPyF4Mpl4
Beetle Bop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYEkRqdQNek
Are You a Dragonfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmI8V0Wxgas
It’s A Firefly Night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiVl7zS53yI
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pR-8ZGTYV4
Iguana Information
Green Iguana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSF1fnZAMKQ
Iguana Chased BBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3OjfK0t1XM
Iguana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoYOC8n0Sag
Letter I 
Letter I -Olive and The Rhyme Rescue Crew 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OdQUms1eSQ
Get Squiggling Letter I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXQKCfeyIOs
Learn Letter I With Akili https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tk4OXsfyCDk
Sesame Street Letter I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm0mWtnXoTA
Phonics Letter I Patty Shukla https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxeG6tWZpFw
Learn Letter I Kids Academy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q6bKzMY3fw
Abdo Kids the Alphabet I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIdW0n4ehc8
Turn and Learn Letter I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ug-7Ff9GV4
Miss Molly Letter I Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9LvIuqJMgQ
Nursery Tracks Letter I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY3q3H-faik
Find The Letter I The Singing Walrus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0p0rpdlHmw
Write the Letter I The Singing Walrus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_sugoQFUCo
Gracias, Jonsie

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