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   There are over 500 different species of sharks.  The Whale Shark is the biggest fish in the world. We will learn numbers "19 & 20" and review letters "W, X, Y, and Z".  Our song is "Ten Little Sharks".  Please ask your child the following questions.   Sharks are in what class?  What is the biggest fish in the world?   Which is your favorite shark?  Would you like to be a shark for a day?

     We have been learning about antonyms or opposites.  Please play the opposite game with your child. Antonyms we have learned so far are: up-down, stop-go, in-out, big-little, large-small, on-off, cold-hot, wet-dry, and above-below.

    Ask your child to tell you the definition of our vocabulary words.  Our vocabulary words are humongous, gills, recycle, skeleton, digestive system, marine biologist, pod, pack, veterinarian, magma, lava, volcanologist, version, imagination, review (carnivore & mammal), herpetologist, reptile, arachnid, review (herbivore & omnivore), China, Europe, prey, flock, ornithologist, Arctic, Antarctic, astronaut, planet, star, solar system, comet, meteor, astronomer, rain forest, jungle, sea, review (nocturnal, omnivore, & diurnal), North Pole, troop, primatologist, South America, pride, reptile, pod, species, marine mammals, marsupial, Austalia, diurnal, ocean, 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 eaters.

   Please have your child show and tell you our Sign Language and Spanish vocabulary.  Sign Language and Spanish vocabulary words are  twenty, (veinte), nineteen, (diecenueve), I like it (me gusta), I don’t like it (no me gusta), sixteen (dieciseis), seventeen, (diecisiete), eighteen, (dieciocho), very good (muy bien), important (importante), fifteen (quince), fourteen (catorce), thirteen (trece), delicious (delicioso), twelve (doce), eleven (once), ten (diez), fabulous (fabuloso), nine (nueve), eight (ocho), seven (siete), excellent, (excelente), six (seis), five (cinco), four (cuatro), three, (tres), two (dos), one (uno), yes (si), no (no), goodbye (adios), purple (morado), pink (rosa), blue (azul), black (negro), yellow (amarillo), green (verde), red (rojo), orange (anaranjado), brown (cafe), white (blanco), please (por favor), hello (hola), friends (amigos), thank you (gracias).

Thanks, Jen Jones