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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
10 Interesting Insects
Inspect An Insect
Interesting Facts About Bugs
Wild Kratts Termites Verses Tongues
Wild Kratts Insects Compilation
Wild Kratts Activate Insect
Wild Kratts Brilliant Bugs
Butterfly Information
Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Butterfly Nat Geo
How a Caterpillar SciShow
Wild Kratts Butterfly
Bee Information
Like Fruit? Thank a Bee!
Bees Nat Geo
Busy Bees
We Need Bees
Wild Kratts Toughest Bees
Dragonfly Information
Super Strong Dragonflies!
Dragonfly Life Cycle
Butterfly, Butterfly
Butterfly Song
Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Butterfly Mr. R
Insect Song
Bug’n Roll
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Quiet Cricket
The Very Lonely Firefly
Beetle Bop
Are You a Dragonfly
It’s A Firefly Night
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
Iguana Information
Green Iguana
Iguana Chased BBC
Letter I 
Letter I -Olive and The Rhyme Rescue Crew
Get Squiggling Letter I
Learn Letter I With Akili
Sesame Street Letter I
Phonics Letter I Patty Shukla
Learn Letter I Kids Academy
Abdo Kids the Alphabet I
Turn and Learn Letter I
Miss Molly Letter I Song
Nursery Tracks Letter I
Find The Letter I The Singing Walrus
Write the Letter I The Singing Walrus
Gracias, Jonsie

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